Adoption Answers: What is an adoption plan?
What is an adoption plan? An adoption plan is simply what is says: making a plan for adoption. In the past, phrases like “putting up for adoption” or “giving up my baby for adoption” have been used, but we understand that there is no “giving up” when it comes to […]
Good Shepherd Staff: Meet Sue!
Sue Leshe has been a Family Development Specialist with Good Shepherd. She started out working as a case management position for 4 years and transferred to the Licensing Unit where she has been for almost two years. Sue explained that her role as a case manager has given her greater […]
Good Shepherd Staff: Meet Kim!
Kim Gisburne is a Family Development Specialist with Good Shepherd. She describes that as a “fancy” title that really means that she works with families who are interested in becoming foster parents and helps them to navigate the licensing process. Kim has been in this role for the last three […]
Faces of Foster Care: Art & Karen
Art and Karen have been foster parents in February 2014. After raising their 10 children they were empty nesters and missed having children in their home. Since that time they have provided care to several children both short and long term, most notably M. who came to them as a […]