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In-Service Quiz, FP v23, n2
  1. In what ways can life books make transitions better for kids in foster care?
  2. Name three of Rochelle Johnson’s tips for making initial placements easier.
  3. Describe the “scaffolding” the DeMarco family put in place for their morning routine. What scaffolding have you put in place (or might you put in place) to assist the children in your home?
  4. Name three suggestions from the Douglases for promoting independence for youth in foster care.
  5. What three things helped Megan Holmes navigate the challenges she encountered while in foster care?
  6. In what way is a willingness to use respite a protective factor for resource parents—and therefore for children and youth in care?
  7. What does Donna Foster mean when she talks about “overlapping” and “continuity,” and what does she see as their benefits?
  8. What is KinGAP?
  9. How can you enter for a chance to win a $100 Amazon gift card from FFA-NC?
  10. What advice does Molly Pitman have for parents whose child is struggling with school transitions?

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