The Challenges of Foster Care: Grief and Loss


Being a foster parent has many rewards. There also can be some experiences of grief and loss when a child moves from your home for the parent, the child, and any other children in the home. This tip sheet identifies some of the different circumstances when children move, the grieving process, and how to manage these emotional experiences.


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Author: Coalition for Children, Youth & Families
Additional Author: Foster Care & Adoption Resource Center
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