foster parenting http://wamc.org en Brian Perrotto, Pat Gagnon, and Karen Hill - The Trials and Joys of Foster Parenting http://wamc.org/post/brian-perrotto-pat-gagnon-and-karen-hill-trials-and-joys-foster-parenting <p>Being a foster parent can be among the most joyful, but challenging experiences. Taking in a troubled, abused child has many rewards for those who take the step and today we will learn more about foster parenting from Brian Perrotto director of foster care for Saint Catherine&rsquo;s Center for Children in Albany, Pat Gagnon, a foster parent , and Karen Hill, an expert in child welfare education. Brian Perrotto begins the discussion with more about Saint Catherine&rsquo;s. They spoke with WAMC&rsquo;s Brian Shields.</p> Wed, 11 Jul 2012 16:35:00 +0000 Brian Shields 42866 at http://wamc.org