Permanency Tip of the Week: Survival Mode for Our Youth – Why Does it Happen? The thoughts, emotions, and behaviors exhibited by our Youth in out of home care may appear at times to us and others as confusing, bizarre and excessive until we apply the proper lens through which to view them. Too often, […]
Permanency Tip of the Week: Responding to: “You Are Not My Real Family” Whether we are serving families who provide Permanency to our Youth or we are a family providing that Permanency, some form of this statement will likely be delivered by our Youth at some point along the journey. Particularly for our Permanency families, […]
1) Permanency Tip of the Week: Survival Skills – Thank Goodness our Youth have them!; 2) Permanency Success Story of the Week: The Program Connecting Foster Kids with Relatives – “James”; 3) Coming Together to Create the Child Welfare System We All Want; 4) 5 Things You Need to Survive as a Foster Parent; 5) Preparing and Supporting Foster Parents Who Adopt; 6) Disrupting School-Justice Pathways for Youth with Behavioral Health Needs; 7) Understanding Trauma-Informed Care: What Does It Look Like?
1) Permanency Tip of the Week: Dealing with Adversity Over and Over Again; 2) Permanency Success Story of the Week: What It’s Like to Have a Mother by Lorraine; 3) What Gives Me Hope for Child Welfare; 4) How Child Abuse Primes the Brain for Future Mental Illness; 5) Pierce County: Trailblazer for Probation Transformation; 6) Happy Papas; 7) Unconditional Love Building a Stronger Sense of Self-Worth for Children and Youth in Foster Care-Guest Blog by Michelle Madrid-Branch
1) Permanency Tip of the Week: Helping the Youth Develop the Skills to Connect Permanently; 2) Permanency Success Story of the Week: Not Perfect—But Happy; 3) Springfield Farm Goes Viral After Reality Show Comes to Visit; 4) Why Babies in America are Suffering: Opioid Addictions Placing More Babies In Foster Care; 5) Foster Care is Somewhere You’ve Been, Not Something You Are; 6) Embracing a “Youth Welfare” System: A Guide to Capacity Building; 7) A Day in the Life of a Foster Child