Highlights the importance of recognizing the foster family as an extension of a child’s biological family and the role of effective communication between caregivers and biological family members. This video shares the experience of one caregiver who found that successful collaboration with biological family members, along with agency assistance to promote family engagement, proved effective for family reunification.

Publication year: 2017
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Capacity Building Center for States

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This video is a part of the Empowering Caregivers, Strengthening Families Video Series. It highlights the importance of recognizing the foster family as an extension of a child’s biological family, and the role of effective communication between caregivers and biological family members. This video shares the experience of one caregiver who found that successful collaboration with biological family members, along with agency assistance to promote family engagement, proved effective for family reunification.

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Capacity Building Center for States (2017). Sonita's Story. Children’s Bureau, Administration for Children and Families, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.

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