Video: Youth Need Support in the Foster Care System

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Denalee Chapman May 19, 2015

Several youth share their experiences through the foster care system. Heartbreaking, indeed are the reasons these kids were placed in foster care. Almost worse than that are the things that happened to them while they were being “taken care of” in state care. It’s appalling, sometimes, that children are thought of more as things than as people.

There are caring social workers in the foster care system in each state, but they are overworked. It’s too easy for children to slip through the cracks and not get the attention they need.

We can all help. Regardless of where one lives, becoming licensed as a foster care provider will make a difference. For those who cannot take on that responsibility, becoming a CASA (Court Appointed Special Advocate) is also a way to help.

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Denalee Chapman

Denalee is an adoptive mother, a motivational speaker, a writer, and a lover of life. She and her husband have adventured through the hills and valleys of life to find that the highest highs and the lowest lows are equally fulfilling. Book Denalee to speak to your group, or find Denalee's writings, including her books on her website at DenaleeChapman.com.


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