In this course, you can expect to learn:
- Understand a foster youth’s complex perspective and emotions regarding the holidays Identify signs of grief a child may exhibit
- Build awareness about the incorporation of traditions and customs
- Name strategies to help support young people through the holidays
Read this blog written by #FosterClubYoungLeader, Lupe Tovar, "The Holidays: When Things Get Rough" by Lupe Tovar.
Review these "12 Ideas for Supportive Adults to Help Foster Youth get through the Holidays":
Check out these "10 tips for Getting Through the Holidays" developed by youth in foster care, young people who know first-hand what it’s like:
Help the children and youth in your home manage the holiday season, review the list of considerations in "Celebrating Holidays With Children You Foster", from Fostering Perspectives.
Read this blog written by #FosterClubYoungLeader, Daniel J Knapp, to gain "A Young Alumni's Perspective of the Holidays".
Join the discussion in the comments below to answer the following question:
How can you help a foster youth during the holidays?