The Foster Parenting Manual
A Practical Guide to Creating a Loving, Safe and Stable Home
By John DeGarmo
Jessica Kingsley Publishers
The Foster Parenting Manual is a comprehensive guide offeringproven, friendly advice for novice and experienced parents alike.Distilling many years’ experience into one book, foster andadoptive parent John DeGarmo combines his own hard-won wisdom with thatof fellow foster parents. He describe what to expect from the process,how to access help and support and how to ensure the best care for yourchild. The Foster Parenting Manual will offer seasoned,sympathetic advice that will be valued by foster parents and theprofessionals who support them, including caseworkers, counsellors, andsocial workers.
Dr John DeGarmo has fostered over thirtychildren. He regularly speaks on his experiences at conferences andtraining sessions and is dedicated to improving and promotingsuccessful foster and adoptive care systems.
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