How one NC agency is supporting permanence
Interview with Tammy Bradley from Children’s Hope Alliance

Knowing where we will be tonight, tomorrow, and even next year is a privilege many of us take for granted. For children and youth in foster care, uncertainty about the future causes a great deal of stress and anxiety that affects them on countless levels. Tammy Bradley, Foster Care Director at Children’s Hope Alliance, says that at her agency the

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Shared Parenting Strategies to Support Permanence

Placement When children enter your home, everyone and everything is strange to them. They are wondering what they did wrong to make them leave their parents. They are afraid and confused. In this situation, possible child behaviors can include crying, screaming, shaking, running away, cursing, defiance, silence, bed-wetting, and fear (e.g., of the dark, the bathroom, people in the home).

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