Permanency Tip of the Week: Reframing Mental Illness Diagnosis through a Trauma and Permanency Informed Lens According to the American Psychiatric Association’s DSM 5 (2013), “The diagnostic criteria identify symptoms, behaviors, cognitive functions, personality traits, physical signs, syndrome combinations, and durations that require clinical expertise to differentiate from normal life variation and transient responses to […]
1) Permanency Tip of the Week: Permanency/Adoption Readiness – Last Minute Doubts/Crises; 2) Permanency Success Story of the Week: These Wonderful Kids Just Want to Know You Love Them; 3) An Invitation to Remake Child Welfare; 4) North Dakota Plans for Rapid Response When Foster Youth are Charged with Crimes; 5) Their Children Thrive — Just Not with Them. What Happens to Birth Mothers After the Adoption?; 6) SEE ME: Portraits of Foster Youth Documenting the Higher Ed Grind; 7) Child Abuse Linked to Risk of Suicide in Later Life
1) Permanency Tip of the Week: Permanency/Adoption Readiness – Address the Doubts/Concerns Early; 2) Permanency Success Story of the Week: ‘I Really Want a Mom’: 24-Year-Old Asks Former School Resource Officer to Adopt Her; 3) This is Not Okay – Visualizing Foster Care Placement Instability; 4) Foster Kids Should Never Have to “Appreciate What You’re Doing for Them”; 5) Rubio, Feinstein Introduce Social Security Waiver Extension to Support Foster Care and Welfare Recipients; 6) Profiles in Permanency: Stabilizing Adoptions and Guardianships; 7) President Signs Into Law Bipartisan Bill Cosponsored by Senator Hassan to Help Survivors of Child Abuse.
1) Permanency Tip of the Week: Survival Mode for Our Youth – What is Happening Inside Our Youth? 2) ‘She Has to be Ours’: After 4,057 Days in Foster Care, Teen Gets a Family, New Name; 3) Clearing a Road to Permanency and Stability for L.A. County Foster Youth; 4) Bridging Research and Practice in Juvenile Probation; 5) Study Suggests Abused Children Carry Trauma in their DNA; 6) The Tough Road from Foster Care to College; 7) Building a Brighter Future For Youth with Dual Status
1) Permanency Tip of the Week: Responding to: “I Don’t Need Permanency, I Can Do This Alone”; 2) Permanency Success Story of the Week: An Adoption Story – The Countz Family; 3) How One Call Became A Calling; 4) Children in Foster Care More Likely to Have Physical, Mental Health Problems; 5) Why We Need to Practice a Little Self-Compassion; 6) Racial Equity in Child Welfare; 7) The Opioid Bill, Child Welfare and Juvenile Justice