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The POWER OF ONE was written from a first-person perspective to assist guardians, foster parents, and foster children in bridging their relationship gap. Author, Antonio D. Grate uses his story and personal experiences, along with tips, tools, and strategies, to serve families within the foster care system. This book was created for foster, kinship, temporary and/or non-parental guardians of children recently removed from the guardianship of biological parents due to death, legal matters, abuse, or neglect.


Chapters are as follows:

  • The Eye of The Beholder
  • Words of Mass Destruction
  • Identifying the Child’s Internal and External Triggers
  • Establishing Boundaries
  • Coping Skills
  • Get to Know the Child as A Person, Not A Victim
  • Lower Your Expectations, Not Your Tolerance
  • Room to Breathe
  • The Power of Acceptance
  • Be Grateful

The Power of One

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