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Becoming a Therapeutic Foster Parent in Arizona

So you’re interested in becoming a therapeutic foster parent? Great! There is a huge need here in Arizona. Getting started can seem like a daunting process, but we are here to help! Every agency does things a little differently and has their own process for new families.  At HSC, the process is one of mutual selection; it is just as important that you feel that HSC can support you, as we do that your family is a good fit for our agency.

Celebrating Holidays with Traumatized Children

Kids who have experienced trauma may have mixed feelings about the holidays, but you can make it a fun, memorable holiday season by following these tips: Practice grounding activities to assist in self-regulation. A great one is the 5-4-3-2-1 grounding…

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What is a Sensory Diet?

For our therapeutic foster care clients, a sensory diet is a group of activities that are specifically scheduled into each day, to assist with improved attention, motivation and mood regulation. The activities are chosen for each child’s needs, based on…

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