Holidays should be filled with happiness and joy. Unfortunately, for some kids in foster care, this is not the case. Happiness and joy are sometimes replaced by anxiety and frustration. This page provides information to prevent that from happening.
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
Take the Course
Estimated time to complete: 2 hours
A: Read the blog called "The Holidays: When Things Get Rough" by Lupe Tovar: CLICK HERE
B: Read these 12 Ideas for supportive adults to help foster youth get through the Holidays: Click on the image below to enlarge it.
C: Check out these 10 tips for youth in foster care, developed by young people who know first-hand what it’s like: Click on the image below to enlarge it.