Coalition Videos

In collaboration with Photosynthesis Productions, the Coalition has produced the following videos which are available to purchase:

Foster Parents Speak: Real Talk About Partnership and Building Community

foster parents speak training video

BRAND NEW!! “Foster Parents Speak: Real Talk About Partnership and Building Community” is a thirty-minute video that explores today’s reality of foster parenting and the importance of working in partnership with parents in the best interest of children.

Produced in 2018, the thirty-minute film is a “re-boot” of the original, award-winning Foster Parents Speak: Crossing Bridges and Fostering Change video that has been used around the world recruit and train foster parents and to enlighten others about the realities of foster parenting. As with the original, this new video is the result of a partnership between the Coalition and PhotoSynthesis Productions of Ithaca. The video was produced in part with support from the Ira W. DeCamp Foundation.

Look on our event calendar for film screenings across the state or bring the Coalition training to your group!!


Struggle for Identity:  Issues in Transracial Adoption

A DVD designed to inform adoptive and foster parents about the needs of their children of a different race or ethnicity.

“If I had to use one word to describe the film it would be as follows: excellent, balanced, informative, provocative, enlightening, inspiring, challenging, moving, uncompromising, focused, wonderful… this is one of the best films I have seen. ” Abdul-Rahmaan Muhammad, Senior VP., The Village for Families and Children


Foster Parents Speak: Crossing Bridges and Fostering Change

The original, award-winning Foster Parents Speak: Crossing Bridges and Fostering Change, a 20 minute video that explores foster parenting today through the experiences and insights of foster families can be accesses with the new version!

“At last, an honest and moving film that captures the essence of what it means to be a foster parent in America…a beautiful film that all child welfare professionals and parents should watch.” Gerald P. Mallon, DSW, Executive Director, NRCPFC

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