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Teens and Technology/Fostering with Technology – Resources

Foster Parent Training & Support Group
Meridian Public Library, June 13, 2018 @ 6:30 PM

Teens and Technology/Fostering with Technology

Thanks to everyone who showed up at last night’s Training and Support Group on Teens and Technology. I’d love for you to leave to review me if you have a few minutes. This helps get this information out to more people on social media.

Following are some links to the resources I talked about, and some other good ones that I didn’t have time to mention.

  1.  Google is Tracking You
  2. Dangers of Snapchat
  3. Sextortion PSA
  4. Porn is not the worst thing on Musical.ly
  5. How to turn on Ask To Buy on Apple devices
  6. How to keep your kids from buying apps on Android Play Store
  7. Cosmo After Dark on Snapchat is porn and there are no parental controls
  8. Update: Snapchat cancels Cosmo After Dark after parent uproar
  9. ICAC Task Force

Here are a few other articles I’ve written about fostering teens:

Have questions or comments? Please comment below!

Kevin Harper is the author of the upcoming book Foster Parenting Teens, and a foster care speaker, trainer, and mentor with Family Resource & Training Center. His daughter Saty Cornelius just released a book about the experiences of foster teens called More to Me, available on Amazon. Connect with Kevin on FacebookInstagram, and Twitter @fosterbetter.

New legislation helps teens aging out of foster care transition to adulthood

Bill to help foster teens

Governor expected to sign bill to help foster teens.

COLUMBUS (WCMH) – Governor John Kasich is expected to sign off on new legislation that will help teens who are aging out of foster care become more successful adults.

Right now, when foster children turn 18 they face a sharp cut-off of resources and support, resulting in many of them becoming homeless. This new legislation would extend support services until age 21.

“Where is home? That was my biggest issue,” says 22-year-old Romero Triplett.

He was emancipated out of the foster care system when he was 17.

“A lot of kids are out there struggling because they get into the system and then they like collapse, after 18,” says Triplett.

Kevin Harper is the author of the upcoming book Foster Parenting Teens, and a foster care speaker, trainer, and mentor with Family Resource & Training Center. His daughter Saty Cornelius just released a book about the experiences of foster teens called More to Me, available on Amazon. Connect with Kevin on FacebookInstagram, and Twitter @fosterbetter.