Transitioning into who he was meant to be.

Transitioning into who he was meant to be.

When you’re working with at-risk youth, you have to be able to recognize–and be proud of–thesmall achievements. My work with Liam * (*fictitious name to protect the identity of the client),gave me plenty of opportunities to practice this philosophy. He was...
They could still be there for the child

They could still be there for the child

Through our Family Team Meeting (FTM) program, I met a family I would later work with for Foster Home Licensing. I was the foster care worker for this family’s previous adoptions. I was thrilled to be able to work with them again. Recently an older youth was placed in...
Am I adopted yet?

Am I adopted yet?

I made a difference in the life of a 9 year old girl who has experienced way more trauma in her short life than many experience in their lifetime. She also made a difference in mine. What this child experienced is unfathomable. When I first met her last year, you...
Mistakes in life do not mean you can’t achieve your dreams

Mistakes in life do not mean you can’t achieve your dreams

When I first met this client, she was a single mom of girls living in a temporary home. Then, she would often state that she felt her situation was hopeless and she was a horrible mom for not being able to provide a real home to her children. In the first, visit when...
You can’t change the past but you can move forward

You can’t change the past but you can move forward

When I first met my new client, we will call her Mary, I noticed her determination to succeed and make the right changes for her 4 children despite the “road blocks” with her visits.  The first family team meeting I attended, everyone praised her for how...
All I did was be her cheerleader and she felt empowered to change!

All I did was be her cheerleader and she felt empowered to change!

I was introduced to this young woman last year who had an infant in foster care. During the first few visits, she just cuddled, fed, and changed the child and spent a lot of the time crying. This client was only able to see her child for small periods of time so when...
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