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Trauma Awareness for Those Helping and Supporting Foster Families

“They are parenting and caring for a child impacted by trauma one better be able to serve them, to love them, and to care for them.”

Lindy Green Johnson, LCSW, Coach and Trauma Educator, shares valuable insights on why it’s important for people helping foster families (like mentors, volunteers, and friends) to become equipped in understanding trauma. She offers some basic trauma resources for volunteers and other members of the community. See link below for more of Lindy’s suggested resources on trauma, attachment, and parenting.