Dr. John DeGarmo

  • Leading expert in the foster care system
  • Monticello, GA   
  • Website

706 318 9225

Contact me for: Speaking and training, leading foster parents and caseworkers in seminars around the United States.

Dr. John DeGarmo has been a foster parent since 2002, and he and his wife have had over 40 children come through their home. He is a speaker and trainer on many topics about the foster care system, and travels around the nation delivering passionate, dynamic, energetic, and informative presentations. Dr. DeGarmo is the author of several books including Fostering Love: One Foster Parent’s Story, the children’s book A Different Home: A New Foster Child’s Story, and The Foster Parenting Manual: A Practical Guide to Creating a Loving, Safe and Stable Home. He also writes for a number of publications and newsletters, both here in the United States, and overseas. Dr. DeGarmo can be contacted at drjohndegarmo@gmail, through his Facebook page, Dr. John DeGarmo, or at his website, http://drjohndegarmofostercare.weebly.com.

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Expert Articles by Dr. John DeGarmo

Adoption and Foster Care

Preparation is key when welcoming a foster child into your home
Keep foster children safe from the dangers of sexting
How to protect foster children from the dangers of cyberbullying
Foster parents must be involved in school to help kids succeed
Achieving a healthy transition from foster custody to legal adoption
How can foster parents and birth parents successfully co-parent?
Create a great relationship with your foster child’s caseworker
Don’t let being a foster parent strain or ruin your marriage
Be a foster parent and have a great marriage
Successfully age out of foster care and begin life on your own

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