Debbie Ausburn

Speaker, Author, and Attorney
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Debbie has spent decades working with traumatized children, serving as a social worker, group home parent, criminal prosecutor, volunteer and Board member, attorney defending youth-serving organizations, foster parent, step-parent, and grandparent raising a grandchild.

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Blog: Other People’s Children™

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Foster Parenting

Surviving — And Thriving — During the Holidays With Foster Children

In my last post, I discussed some ways to meet the challenges that blended families face during the holidays. If you are a foster parent, you will face the same challenges, only more so. With step-children, they are with at least one of their...

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Step-parenting

Surviving – And Thriving – During the Holidays

November and December can be stressful times for blended families. The Norman Rockwell holiday ideal surrounds us, and our favorite traditions inevitably clash with someone else’s. What is supposed to be a season of gratitude and...

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Speaker: Taking Care of Other People’s Children™

Debbie is a dynamic and engaging speaker, who can speak about difficult topics involved in caring for children with humor, compassion, and authority.

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Author: Raising Other People’s Children

Debbie’s new book, scheduled for publication in May 2021, explains the principles she learned about parenting children who came into her life after suffering abuse, neglect, or the loss of divorce.

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Attorney: Protecting Other People’s Children™

Debbie’s experiences as a social worker, foster parent, and criminal prosecutor have given her unique insights into her legal practice defending youth-serving organizations and advising them about best practices for protecting the children in their care.

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