Tag: Resource Homes

The Passion Behind Serving

Stories from FFTA
by
Jessica Ray, FCNI Staff
August, 9, 2017 -

This month I had the immense privilege of being invited to be the Social Media Ambassador for the Family Focused Treatment Association’s (FFTA) annual conference. I anticipated that the event would be inspiring on many levels, digging into policy, advocacy, foster care, trauma-informed care, working with LGBTQ youth (and the list of relevant workshop topics goes on). While these workshops were fresh, relevant and well-presented, what really made the whole event special was all of the people I met.

The “Dad” Way

A Foster Mother’s perspective on the Role of Foster Fathers
by
Susan Jones, FCNI Resource Parent
June, 13, 2017 -

A foster Dad is just about the best thing a foster kid could ever hope to have. Most of the kids in our life have had at least one or more loving women in their lives--teachers, social workers, mothers of friends. But sadly, few kids in care have had a good “Dad” experience.

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