Partnering With Birth Parents To Promote Reunification

Date: May 2019
Partnering With Birth Parents To Promote Reunification

Author(s): Information Gateway

Year Published: 2019

File Size: 347 KB

This factsheet explores what foster caregivers can do to work with the birth families of the children in their care to promote reunification. This may include actively communicating with the birth parents, the caseworker, and the agency; accessing help from a variety of sources; cultivating trust and compassion; and maintaining contact with families after reunification or other permanency.

Suggested Citation: Child Welfare Information Gateway. (2019). Partnering with birth parents to promote reunification. Washington, DC: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Children's Bureau.

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