Seeking Safety Pre & Post Assessment

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    I deliberately concentrate on doing something about situations I am in.
    I avoid using drugs or alcohol to make myself feel better or to get me through.
    I try to look for good or positive parts of things that happen in my life.
    When I face a problem, I think through all my options to solve it.
    I try to think less about the negatives in life and distract myself by doing positive activities.
    I know that it's okay to say "no" to my peers when I feel uncomfortable about a situation.
    I reach out for emotional support from others when I need it.
    When I have negative feelings, I can talk about these feelings in an appropriate way.
    It is better not to be in a relationship at all than it is to be in a relationship that is abusive.

[We foster to] give children the opportunity to experience consistency and structure and to let them be kids without concerns that are for adults, such as meals, clothing, caring for other siblings, etc. We do respite to assist other foster families as other families assist us as well. – COBYS Resource Parents Tiff and Jeff