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What are the challenges that foster carers face?

What are the challenges that foster carers face?

Looking after any child can be hard at times. When you add in a change of home environment, and the possible trauma that a foster child might have experienced, it can bring additional challenges.

In this video you’ll hear about the real life concerns and issues that foster carers face, and how they work through them  including:

  • How do I shield my own kids from trauma that a foster child might have experienced?
  • How can I make a child who has come from difficult circumstances feel safe and comfortable in our home quickly?
  • How do you know what to do if you face challenging behaviours?


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If you have ever considered foster care, talk to us about the different care options, and the different ways that foster care can fit your life and your situation.

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