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Christian Alliance for Orphans: Recommended Reading

 

The Connected Child

by  Karyn B. Purvis and David R. Cross

The Whole-Brain Child Workbook

by Daniel Siegel, MD and

Tina Payne Brinson, Phd

The Power of Showing Up

by Daniel Siegel, MD and

Tina Payne Brinson, Phd

Ready or Not

by Madeline Levine, Phd

The Foster Care Prayer Guide

One of the easiest ways to get involved and support the stories of children in foster care is to commit to pray for them. Use this Foster Care Prayer Guide to lift up children in hard places and the families, friends, professionals that support them.

Communication Template for Child in Care

Use this template each time a child comes in care. One Template per child. Upon placement, copy the “New Placement” section into an email and fill it out. At the end of each month, reply to all on the original email sent, and provide an update using the “Monthly Update” template. This keeps all parties on the same page and keeps a running document for reference.