Foster Youth Identity: #FosterChat Recap

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On Wednesday, August 9, 2018 we hosted our #FosterChat on Twitter (@SaintAorg), in partnership with the Coalition for Children, Youth & Families. August’s topic was on foster youth identity. According to our Twitter snapshot on Union Metrics, our twitter chat had nearly 125,000 potential impressions, reaching 8,501 people.

If you missed this month’s #FosterChat, you can join us next month as we discuss Foster Care Transitions on Wednesday, September 12 at 5:00 p.m (EST)/4:00 p.m. (CST). Below is our recap of this month’s chat.

Q1: What is the importance of self-identity, especially for youth?

See all the great answers to question 1 here!

Q2: What most influences one’s self-identity?

See all the great answers to question 2 here!

Q3: What parts of a foster youth’s identity are lost when entering out-of-home care?

See all the great answers to question 3 here!

Q4: How can you help your foster children stay connected to their culture?

See all the great answers to question 4 here!

Q5: How can we help foster youth stay connected to their family?

See all the great answers to question 5 here!

Q6: How can we help foster youth stay connected with their community, especially if placed outside of theirs?

See all the great answers to question 6 here!

Q7: What are the unique challenges in helping to support adopted kids maintain their identity?

See all the great answers to question 7 here!

Q8: How can we support youth struggling to find their identity?

See all the great answers to question 8 here!

Thank you joining us for this month’s chat; we look forward to seeing you again in September!

Learn more about becoming a foster parent at GrowHope.net!

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