What helped me most

What helped us through the hardest times
Maria & Annika, UCLA Guardian Scholars / former foster youth

Find solutions to challenges you face by enlisting help from those around you.

FOCUS Tools:
Discuss solutions to a problem you're having with someone you trust using the SNAP Model.

When I first went into foster care I was petrified
Sarah, First Star UCLA Bruin Academy Student / foster youth

When you enter a new home effective communication can help you adjust.

FOCUS Tools:
If you feel confused about something ask for clarification.

Feeling good about yourself
Maria - UCLA Guardian Scholar / Former Foster Youth

Know that you are strong and special, ignore negative comments.

FOCUS Tools:
When you feel stressed out or upset, taking time for yourself can help - this list offers some great ideas.

Last modified: Monday, 29 November 2021, 11:19 AM