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As a new foster parent, is it OK to ask for help?

August 11, 2022

It can be hard to ask for help—especially if you’re afraid others will think you don’t know what you’re doing or you’re not doing a good job. Learn why asking for help is OK!

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Maternal health

July 21, 2022

Bethany’s services focus on the best interest of the child and the family. That can mean promoting breastfeeding where we are present around the world.

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Seven ways to welcome a child in foster care into your home

July 21, 2022

You’ll learn simple actions to prepare for a new foster placement, such as preparing their bedroom, how to talk to children already in the house, and how to ask for help.

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How do refugees get resettled in the U.S.?

June 17, 2022

Refugees entering the U.S. have endured a long, difficult journey. They need our help.

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A path to safety

May 26, 2022

Eight-year-old Samantha and her mother fled danger in Venezuela and found refuge—and a new voice—in Colombia. Learn how you’re helping refugees.

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Navigating the dramatic decline in infant adoption: How Bethany is responding and shifting

April 11, 2022

In response to the declining number of infants available for adoption, Bethany is shifting programming and investing in services that safely keep families together.

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Self-care for social workers

March 31, 2022

Yesenia Fermin, Bethany’s director of culture and belonging offers 4 ways social workers can build resilience—and why it matters for self-care.

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Four questions about shared parenting

March 23, 2022

Everyone benefits when parents and foster parents are focused on the child’s well-being.

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Is my open adoption safe?

November 16, 2021

Adoptive parents may wonder if it’s safe for their child to have an open relationship with birth parents who have a history of substance use. These questions and tips will help you set boundaries and adjust expectations.

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A veteran who served in Afghanistan now helps Afghan refugees resettle

November 11, 2021

For some families resettling in the U.S., this is the first time they’ve ever felt safe. Every one of us can do something to provide refugees with a warm welcome.

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