We know that when a child moves to a new living situation (with family members or really in any new place) they face a number of unique challenges and obstacles to make sure that the placement will be stable. Here we have some go-to tools that can be utilized to pave the way for stability.
This is a template, feel free to use it as inspiration and adapt it for the needs of your families, children and communities.
The 1st section outlines a child’s needs and the considerations and services that need to be coordinated in order to meet those needs.
The 2nd section is a straightforward go-to list of everyone who has been identified to support the youth and the caregiver.
This tool was developed by the Foster & Adoptive Care Coalition's Extreme Recruitment program, adopted from the works of Kay Donley Zeigler.
This tool is used to predict a youth's potential needs and behaviors to better equip a caregiver to meet those needs.