Patricia Lonadier is a licensed professional counselor in South Carolina who has been working with children, youth, and families touched by foster care and adoption for over five years in a variety of settings. Patricia has worked in psychiatric residential treatment, outpatient therapy, and developing training for foster parents.
Patricia and her husband adopted two children through foster care, fostered others, and have one biological child. She has learned lessons the hard way and through listening and learning from people directly affected by foster care and adoption. Patricia lives in York County, loves thrifting, all things antique, the ocean, and supporting foster parents to be healthier and more grounded on their journeys.
Accessing Resources for the Foster Family
You became a foster parent to help children, but that goal can be very complicated! In this training, we will break-down some of the best ways to support the children in your care through therapy, assessment, advocacy, and pursuing parental support. We will also explore realistic expectations for systems, resources, and how change occurs in our homes.