This factsheet explores what foster caregivers can do to work with the birth families of the children in their care to promote reunification. This may include actively communicating with the birth parents, the caseworker, and the agency; accessing help from a variety of sources; cultivating trust and compassion; and maintaining contact with families after reunification or other permanency.
Table of Contents
- Building connections from the start
- Leaning on your caseworker and agency
- Keeping an open mind and an open heart
- Maintaining contact after reunification or other permanency
- Partnership resources
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