“Foster Parenting and Foster Children” with Kristy Blagg
All Souls Forum
The phrase “foster family” is surrounded by culturally influenced impressions that are loaded with emotional connotations. But foster families are real families with real people with hugely varied needs and commitments. Kristy Ann Blagg has experienced foster parenthood and has recruited families for family care in northwest Missouri. The post “Foster Parenting and Foster Children” with Kristy Blagg appeared first on KKFI.
Cornerstones Cares - Foster Care Discussion with Kristy Blagg
On this episode of Cornerstones Cares, we speak with Kristy Blagg about the potential impact of various state and federal legislation on foster care and adoption services being available to everyone, regardless of their religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, family structure or marital status.
Featured Speaker: Kristy Blagg, Family Recruitment Specialist, Cornerstones of CareMusical Guest: Mikal Shapiro https://mikalshapiro.com/Kristy discusses the current state of the foster care in Missouri and Kansas, needs that exist and how you can help.Cornerstones of Care partners with children, young adults and families to improve safety and health through six key service areas:EducationMental & Behavioral HealthFoster Care & AdoptionYouth SupportFamily SupportCommunity TrainingsKristy Blagg is a transplant to KC, arriving after graduating from Simpson College in Indianola, Iowa. She worked in Wyandotte County, Kansas, for the Unified Government for nine years, five of which she served as an intensive supervision officer for the highest-risk juvenile offenders in the state. She saw a need that existed in her community and began fostering. This led to the adoption of her two amazing children and a passion for helping the kids in foster care to have the supports they need while in time of crisis. Kristy currently serves as the Family Recruitment Specialist for Cornerstones of Care, recruiting individuals and families to serve as foster parents in the KC metro area.Recorded at Kansas City Oasis on April 15th, 2018.----"Easy Lemon" Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com)Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/"Carefree" Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com)Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/