Utah Foster Care guides real and raw conversations about parenting for bio, foster, adoptive or blended families to increase understanding of issues we all experience as families. Utah Foster Care’s mission is to develop innovative strategies to help recruit, train, and retain foster families.

Episode 7: Resiliency in the New Year Fostering Conversations with Utah Foster Care

What is resiliency and how can you foster it in your children? Studies have shown you need more than a positive mental attitude to truly become resilient. Listen as two local foster moms and local researcher Cinda Morgan discuss the core concepts behind developing resiliency in a child, especially one who has experienced trauma. Want to learn more about becoming a foster parent in Utah? Source
  1. Episode 7: Resiliency in the New Year
  2. Episode 6: Navigating the Holidays with Trauma
  3. Episode 5: Foster Care Adoption
  4. Episode 4: Kinship – Working with Relatives of Children in Foster Care – with kinship provider and former foster mom Jeanie Pettit and Bacall Hincks, Grandfamilies Program Director for Children’s Service Society
  5. Episode 3: Diversity: How to Talk To Your Kids – with foster parents Amy and Michael Morris, Diversity Specialist Esmeralda Malili
  6. Episode 2: Behavior and Trauma – with foster parents Doug and Janet McLain, Trainer Les Harris
  7. Episode 1: Bio Mom Candice and Foster Mom Jamie – Working Towards Reunification