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June 2010Vol. 11, No. 5Tips for Youth in Foster Care

The Foster Care and Adoption Resource Center (FCARC) has produced a series of tip sheets for youth in foster care. The sheets are three to four pages in length in easy-to-print PDF format and include links to book, online, and other resources. Among the titles are:

  • Seeing A Mental Health Therapist
  • Bullying Hurts Everyone 
  • Coping With Anger
  • You Are Not Alone: The Sad Truth About Having A Parent in Prison
  • Keys to Independence: Finding Your First Apartment
  • Your Voice Matters: Speaking Out by Speaking Up (Youth Advocacy)
  • Sharing Your Story
  • Is This Love? Teen Dating Violence
  • How to Ace Your Job Interview
  • Tips for Filling Out a Job Application Form
  • Financial Aid Awareness Assistance and Resources
  • Who Am I? Exploring Your Sexuality
  • Life Books: A Creative and Fun Way to Express Yourself
  • How Career Assessments Can Help You Make School and Career Choices
  • Earning a GED or HSED

FCARC is a project of Adoption Resources of Wisconsin, Inc., Anu Family Services, and St. Aemilian-Lakeside, Inc., in partnership with the Wisconsin Department Children and Families. FCARC staff welcome suggestions for future tip sheets. Access their current list: