Foster parenting can be a rewarding experience for both the foster parents and the child placed with them. Qualifications and pre-service training.
Fostering children long term
Children who need long term fostering are likely to be older children (not usually younger than 7 years old). These older children may benefit from keeping in regular contact with their brothers, sisters, parents and wider family.
Fostering teenagers in the UK
Teenage children are self interested, they are absorbed in their own development and finding ways of meeting their immediate needs. Teenagers have to contend with the feelings and consequences of their changing bodies and their ever changing relationships.
An Introduction to Foster Care Adoption
Foster care adoption involves the adoption of a child who is living in the foster care system.
Stepchild adoption can be a difficult undertaking, but if done for the right reasons, it can definitely be worth it!