An Intro to Foster Care: #FosterChat Recap

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On Wednesday, August 9, 2017 @SaintAorg hosted our first #FosterChat on Twitter in partnership with the Coalition for Children, Youth & Families. The first topic was focused on an Intro to Foster Care, utilizing frequently asked questions that we’re asked regularly. According to our Twitter snapshot on Union Metrics, our twitter chat had over 100,000 potential impressions, reaching 5,264 people.

Thank you to everyone that participated, if you missed August’s #FosterChat, you can join us next month as we discuss the need for foster care on Wednesday, September 13 at Noon (CST). Below is our recap of this month’s informative and insightful chat.

Q1: What is foster care?

See all the great answers to question 1 here!

Q2: What is the goal of foster care?

See all the great answers to question 2 here!

Q3: Who are the children in foster care?

See all the great answers to question 3 here!

Q4: How do kids enter foster care?

See all the great answers to question 4 here!

Q5: Who can become a foster parent?

See all the great answers to question 5 here!

Q6: What is expected of a foster parent?

See all the great answers to question 6 here!

Q7: Do children interact with their biological parents while in foster care?

See all the great answers to question 7 here!

Q8: How do I cope with attachment when a child leaves foster care?

See all the great answers to question 8 here!

Thank you so much to the @CoalitionforCYF and our passionate community for sharing such great answers in this chat! We look forward to seeing you again next month!

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