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
1) Permanency Tip of the Week: Helping the Youth Develop Trust in the Concept of Permanency; 2) Permanency Success Story of the Week: The Stories of These 6 Foster Kids Finding Their Forever Home Will Melt Your Heart; 3) Treehouse Intergenerational Communities: The Village in Action; 4) How this Familiar Story is True about what YOU do!; 5) Making Reunification Possible for Older Youth; 6) Life as a Foster Youth Intern: Amber Lindamood; 7) National Reunification Month and 5 Foster Parent Support Strategies
Excerpt: 1) Permanency Tip of the Week: Helping the Youth to be Welcoming of the Concept of Permanency; 2) Permanency Success Story of the Week: From Teen Foster Kid to an Adoptive Mother: ‘It’s Such a Good Life’; 3) Just for Foster Dads – Part 1 by Dr. John DeGarmoe; 4) Just for Foster Dads – Part 2 by Dr. John DeGarmoe; 5) Baylor Adoption Expert Says Birth Mothers Need Increased Support During, Following Adoption Process; 6) Competencies for Supervisors to Address Secondary Traumatic Stress; 7) 10 Key Resources for Child Welfare Professionals