National Foster Care Network

Building Teams That Care


An informational resource for social workers, foster and adoptive home recruiters and educators promoting foster and adoptive home recruitment and retention skills.

The Brainstorms Index lists articles, items and info, FYI, for recruiters and retainers. We will add to the list from time to time -- if you have suggestions or materials to post please contact us via the email link. Thanks.

For resources for recruitment and retention of foster and adoptive families, inservice training materials and resources for foster families and lifebooks for children and youth vist:

American Foster Care Resources. Inc.

Recruitment & Retention On-line
Internet Session via SKYPE
Live, internet workshop options via SKYPE

Internet Session Information


Thank You Community Bulletin Boards

Essay on Retention I

Essay on Retention II


A Starting Point

Assessing Recruitment Materials

Thanks for Being You

On Life Books

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