Kinship Care & National Foster Care Month RadioMD (All Shows)

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May is National Foster Care Month. May is National Foster Care Month. And with 463,000 American children and youth in foster care, it's important to know how this system works, and the many types of fostering available. And to remember that no child who has been removed from their home has had it easy.Dr. Sarah Springer is a general pediatrician with Kids Plus Pediatrics, who thoroughly enjoys spending time with children. She especially enjoys caring for children with complex medical and developmental needs and partnering with their families to help those children to thrive.She joins Melanie to discuss the difference between kinship & foster care, what is expected of foster parents, and the goal of reuniting families when the biological parents are ready again.

May is National Foster Care Month. May is National Foster Care Month. And with 463,000 American children and youth in foster care, it's important to know how this system works, and the many types of fostering available. And to remember that no child who has been removed from their home has had it easy.Dr. Sarah Springer is a general pediatrician with Kids Plus Pediatrics, who thoroughly enjoys spending time with children. She especially enjoys caring for children with complex medical and developmental needs and partnering with their families to help those children to thrive.She joins Melanie to discuss the difference between kinship & foster care, what is expected of foster parents, and the goal of reuniting families when the biological parents are ready again.