Fostering a Teen to Independence.
Published: July-August 2017
Fostering Families Today
Vol. 17, No. 3 , p. 28-30
Fostering Media Connections
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Los Angeles, CA 90014
This article discusses key attributes that a person needs to find success, the dismal outcomes of foster children, and strategies foster parents can use to improve “grit” and other related character traits for children dealing with significant psychological and social problems. Tips include stressing the need for patience and praising positive efforts.
foster adolescents; independent living; independent living skills; psychological characteristics; well being; parenting skills; child rearing; parent child relationships; child development