Kathy's Story

Addresses the critical importance of having a strong support network to face the challenges of becoming a kinship resource and caring for children who have experienced trauma. This video highlights one mother's perspective on making the decision to become a kinship parent and the rewards brought by providing care for her kinship daughters.

Publication year: 2018
Author:
Capacity Building Center for States

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Description

This video is a part of the It's All Relative: Supporting Kinship Connections Video Series. It addresses the critical importance of having a strong support network to face the challenges of becoming a kinship resource and caring for children who have experienced trauma. This video highlights one mother’s perspective on making the decision to become a kinship parent and the rewards brought by providing care for her kinship daughters.

Use the activities and action-planning templates in the It's All Relative: Supporting Kinship Care Discussion Guides with this story to help your staff discover how to better understand, assess, and support kinship caregivers.

Suggested Citation

Capacity Building Center for States (2018). Kathy's Story. Children’s Bureau, Administration for Children and Families, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.

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