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Water Safety

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.



Beach Safety: Rip Current Survival Guide

Learn how to avoid and escape from ocean rip currents in this 3-minute video from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration.



More Water Safety Tips
For more water and pool safety tips and resources for parents and caregivers, please see this page from North Carolina’s State Fire Marshall.


Videos on Other Topics

Click to watch these videos relevant to those caring for children and youth in foster care.

CFSR Overview

This 16-minute video provides an overview of the Child and Family Services Reviews (CFSRs), which are periodic reviews of state child welfare systems conducted by the Children’s Bureau in partnership with states. It covers the history and purpose of the CFSRs, outcomes and systemic factors, the review process, and program improvement planning.


Feel Safe Again: S’s Story

Every year, tens of thousands of young people experience homelessness. Alone on the street, youth can become victims of violence, develop serious mental health and addiction problems, and be forced to trade sex for food and shelter. This 2 min., 40 second video tells the story of one youth who found help through the National Runaway Safeline.


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.

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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