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Social Media: Tips for Youth in Foster Care

Like all teens, youth in foster care use social media to connect with friends, make plans, play games, and express themselves.

Youth in care, however, may have additional things to think about when using social media. This tip sheet can help you use social media safely. 

In this factsheet provided by the Child Welfare Information Gateway, you will learn how social media can be unsafe, how to stay safe on social media, and learn about things to ask yourself before you post. To read the full resource, click on the links provided below. 


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Fostering Success Michigan is a program of The New Foster Care that aims to increase access and success in higher education and post-college careers for youth with experience in foster care. Learn how you can contribute to building a holistic network that insulates (i.e., strengthens protective factors and reduces risks) the education to career "pipeline." 

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