The written word has power. Foster parents need to keep a record. The strongest material you can have in defending against allegations or advocating for your foster child is a well-documented daily journal.
The United States foster care system has a higher turnover rate than most fast food industries....Why are foster parents leaving? Of all the reasons, the biggest by far is that they are treated poorly.
When court looms and the consequences of losing are unacceptable, don’t take a chance. Trying to save money should not be an option. Foster parents need a spokesperson who can effectively negotiate the legal labyrinth.