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Partnering with Mental Health Providers

“Partnering with…” Video Series

Each video in this series discusses a system that commonly interacts with NC’s child welfare system. Developed for child welfare professionals, these videos offer resource parents helpful insights into systems that may serve their children.

Pool Safety Video


Pool Safety

This 7:17 minute video from the National Drowning Prevention Alliance teaches the “safer 3” approach to protecting children and others from potential hazards around pools and spas. For more water and pool safety tips and resources for parents and caregivers, please see the Safe Kids North Carolina page on the NC Department of Insurance’s website.



Click to watch these short video series designed especially for those caring for children and youth in foster care.

Shared Parenting

Shared ParentingFormer foster parent Donna Foster explains shared parenting in foster care, discusses common challenges, and offers advice to foster parents.
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Trauma and Behavior

Trauma and BehaviorThis series covers how trauma affects the brain, why traditional behavior management approaches often don’t work, the importance of positive relationships for healing, and advice for struggling caregivers.
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rodney_button_finalThis series covers why visits are so important, why parents sometimes miss visits, and research-based suggestions to get the most from visits.
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