RHEP Foster Youth

Fostering Parenthood

Episode 4: So, there’s someone you like?: How to discuss healthy relationships with your youth

Featuring Kat

When youth begin to establish romantic relationships, you may feel the need to give the kneejerk “use a condom” speech, but do you discuss the signs of a healthy relationship? Our guest Kat, a former foster youth, discusses her experience in relationships, both healthy and unhealthy, and what she wishes her caregivers would have said to her to help her navigate relationships.

Dorothy Daniels Hi, I’m Dorothy Daniels, I’m a pediatric nurse, a sexual health educator, a mom of 12, and a foster parent just like you. When I became a foster parent, I realized that caregivers oftentimes got overlooked with support, resources, and help during this journey because most things focused on the kids. Fostering Parenthood is that support for caregivers.

Kat is a former foster youth and a RHEP Youth Advisory Board member

Fostering Parenthood is a podcast by caregivers for caregivers promoting the healthy sexual development of foster youth, brought to you by the National Center for Youth Law and the Reproductive Health Equity Project. The laws and policies discussed in our show are specific to LA County and California. However, any out-of-state or international listeners should check the regulations specific to their state or country.

More episodes below

Fostering Parenthood is fully supported by grant number 1 TP2AH000066-01-00 from the HHS Office of Population Affairs. Contents are solely the responsibility of the authors and do not necessarily represent the official views of the Office of Population Affairs.

en English
X
Stay informed: Sign-up for our email list

Sign up to receive updates on the latest information about policies and practices related to child welfare and youth homelessness in California.

We take your privacy seriously, and we will not share your name and email address with third parties.

Nullam quis risus eget urna mollis ornare vel eu leo. Aenean lacinia bibendum nulla sed 

Subscribe to our newsletter

Sign up to receive updates, promotions, and sneak peaks of upcoming products. Plus 20% off your next order.

Promotion nulla vitae elit libero a pharetra augue