The Foster Parent Resource Guide

TST-FC: A Trauma-Informed Caregiving Approach

Posted April 3, 2017
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This guide functions as a foster parent’s go-to resource on Trauma Systems Therapy for Foster Children. Caregivers can use to this booklet to extend their learning — and review their training — on how to support children in their home whose lives have been impacted by trauma.

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Helping Kids, Helping Caregivers

This comprehensive resource guide arms caregivers with the knowledge, strategies and tools that they need to help children process their experiences while building emotional regulation and problem-solving skills. The guide also helps caregivers learn how to cope with the challenges of parenting a child with a trauma history — including how to set expectations and boundaries and build trust and signals of safety.