Having provided therapeutic foster care with KidsPeace in Maine for seven years, Betty Ann Wilder certainly understands what goes into developing a solid transition plan for a child leaving her home, and the various obstacles that can derail the best plans. The most recent transition for a child in her care clearly illustrates Betty Ann’s unwavering commitment to great teamwork.
L. moved into the Wilder home in April 2016 on his fourth foster placement. At just shy of three years old, L. was the youngest of the four kiddos in the home at that time, and was a quite challenging bundle of energy — diagnosed with asthma, suffering regularly with nightmares and being terrified of the bath, and lacking key language skills. It took months to acclimate him to the home and family.
Several times throughout his three-year stay with her, Betty Ann found herself looking for yet another childcare/preschool option, as L. was acting up so much that he was being sent…
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