From Prevent Child Abuse America --
Preparing To Be A Foster Parent
This booklet covers the essentials of good foster parenting, including responsibilities, rewards, and challenges. Describes the basics of effective discipline and ways to child- and adolescent-proof the home. Explains the stages of child development and ways to help a child thrive. Also discusses special issues associated with foster-parenting abused children and dealing with substance abuse. 32 pages, 5 1/2" x 8"