Vol. 12, No. 2 • June 2008

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Contents
Successful Foster Parenting Can Require New Approaches
Getting Out of a Power Struggle
My Life, Your Life, Our Connection
A new column from a foster care alumna
Helping Children by Engaging their Parents
I Hated for the Night to Come
I thought I'd lose my mind when my kids were in care
"Bits and Pieces," a Poem by Mercedes
Fostering the Child Witness of Domestic Violence
"Homeless at 16," a Poem by Mercedes
Shining the Spotlight on Foster Parents!
From the President of the NC Foster and Adoptive Parent Association
Profiles of 2008 NCFAPA Award Winners
Camps for Families with Children Who Have Special Needs

Kids' Page: Interviewing Our Foster and Adoptive Parents

SaySo: Still Celebrating After All These Years!

Foster Care in North Carolina Is Changing for the Better

Books on the Nightstand (book review)
Making an Appearance at a Court Hearing
Introducing a New Tool to Enhance Monthly Agency Visits
On Their Way: Helping Guide Youths Toward the Future
Crossword Puzzle: NC's New Foster Home Licensing Rules
A Reader Asks about Tips for Transracial Adoptive Placements
Help Us Find Families for These Children
"The Story of a Child in Foster Care," by Isaiah
NC Facts: Adoption from Foster Care
Writing Contest

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