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Dr. John DeGarmoBy Dr. John DeGarmo


I have recently conducted several training webinars regarding foster care, and they are now available at my website. These webinars are free, and you are welcome to share them however you see fit. They include: 

  • Preparing your Home for the Arrival of a Foster Child:  Tips, Ideas, and Strategies on how to be Best Prepared
  • Handling Loss and Grief in a Foster Home:  Strategies for both foster parents and foster children when dealing with grief during a time of transition
  • The Dangers of Online Technology and Social Networking for Foster Children. The many dangers that both foster children and foster parents face and strategies on how to best combat 

You can find them under the Speaking and Training heading on my website.


Dr. John DeGarmo has been a foster parent for 11 years now, and he and his wife have had over 30 children come through their home. He is a speaker and trainer on many topics about the foster care system, and travels around the nation delivering passionate, dynamic, energetic and informative presentations. Dr. DeGarmo is the author of the highly inspirational and bestselling book "Fostering Love: One Foster Parent’s Story," and the upcoming book "The Foster Parenting Manual: A Practical Guide to Creating a Loving, Safe and Stable Home." He also writes for a number of publications and newsletters, both here in the United States, and overseas. Dr. DeGarmo can be contacted at, through his Facebook page, or at his website.


We are searching for webinars on foster parenting issues that provide a certificate of completion once viewed to give to our foster care agency for training records. Do you provide a certificate once the webinar is viewed?
Posted by: karen george at 9/15/2013 11:17 PM

I am asking the same question that Karen George asked. Do you provide a certificate once the webinar is viewed?
Posted by: Liza Graham at 6/21/2014 3:20 PM

Since these webinars are offered by Dr. DeGarmo, not KidsPeace, I would recommend reaching out to him (contact info is at the bottom of this article) to ask if he provides any sort of certificate. Thanks for reading!
Posted by: KidsPeace( Visit ) at 6/24/2014 10:06 AM

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