Working With Birth Parents I: Visitation - DVD
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Part of the Foster Parent College Series: Problematic behavior in foster children often occurs before, during, or after visits with birth parents. "Visitations" explains why such visits are both turbulent and disturbing yet it emphasizes why they are nevertheless beneficial to the child. Working with Birth Parents I: Visitation explains why birth parent visits are both turbulent and disturbing; yet it emphasizes why they are nevertheless beneficial to the child. Charley Joyce, LICSW, presents insightful explanations and provides practical suggestions for making visitation more positive.
This course suggests ways for foster parents to clarify their roles in the visitation process and who to turn to for support. Using realistic cases, common problems are explored and solved with recommendations for younger and older children.
DVD running time is 30-45 minutes and the curriculum includes: 1 Interactive DVD, Viewer's Guide and reproducible handouts and questionnaire.