Totally updated and reorganized with an "I can do it!" attitude that teaches teens how to relate their knowledge and skills to everyday life. This comprehensive junior high textbook provides a hands-on approach to practical experiences that teach life skills.
Although Jodie is only eight years old, she is violent, aggressive, and has already been through numerous foster families. Her last hope is Cathy Glass. At the Social Services office, Cathy (an experienced foster carer) is pressured into taking Jodie as a new placement. Jodie's challenging behavior has seen off five carers in four months. Despite her reservations, Cathy decides to take on...