Fostering Info Panels

Could You Be A Foster Parent?

Join A FosterCon Webinar And Find Out

If you’ve considered fostering, but you’re unsure if you are qualified or confused about how to get started you’re in the right place.

Our FosterCon webinar series gives you live access to the experiences and wisdom of seasoned foster parents, former foster youth and social workers experienced in child welfare. You can get your questions answers, and just as importantly get the inspiration and information you need to decide if fostering may be right for you.

Our 2024 FosterCon webinar schedule is live! Review our outstanding line up and reserve your FREE seat today.

Fostering Info Panels

2023 FosterCon Webinar Series Available On-Demand

America’s Kids Belong offers informational webinars to inform and inspire people interested in exploring foster care. The panels feature current foster parents, former foster youth and social workers experienced in child welfare.

What Does It Mean To Engage Foster Care?

Get an introduction to foster care and learn the basics of what is involved in fostering, from the practical realities to the emotional and relational demands.

Fostering: From Licensing To Your First Placement

You’ve made the decision to foster. What do you need to know as you pursue licensing and prepare to accept your first placement? Gain practical tips, as well as guidance for helping kids adjust following arrival, and preparing to cope with trauma, grief and other big emotions that often accompany fosterng.

How To Thrive As A Foster Parent

Fostering is hard work, but it doesn’t have to be lonely. Learn how to keep your family healthy and thriving as you care for children in foster care.

Caring for Sibling Groups and Other Pressing Needs in Foster Care

Did you know that half of sibling groups get separated in foster care? Teens also often are harder to place. Learn more about the special needs in foster care and explore if you might be equipped to serve in this way.