1) Permanency Tip of the Week: Responding to: “I Give Up on Having a Family”; 2) Permanency Success Story of the Week: One Year On: Adopted Girl, Reunited with Birth Parents on a Hangzhou Bridge, Returns to China to Teach English, Learn About Herself; 3) How One Woman Wants to Help Foster Care Youth, and it Involves Cake; 4) Supporting Older Youth in Foster Care; 5) 10 Self-Care Strategies During Trying Times; 6) Once in Recovery, Now Role Models; 7) Adverse Childhood Experiences & Dr. Bruce Perry
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
1) Permanency Tip of the Week: Independence vs Inter-Dependence – What Should be the Goal?; 2) Permanency Success Story of the Week: Maci Finds Permanency Through DTFA and WWK; 3) Sharon Rozia – Adoptions Lessons Learned; 4) Who Cares: A National Count of Foster Homes and Families; 5) Early Foster Care Intervention Lessens Risk for Psychopathology in Children; 6) A Family Systems Approach to Treating Intergenerational Trauma; 7) Foster Care Alumni of America – Scholarship – 2018
1) Permanency Tip of the Week: NO One Ever Has No One; 2) Permanency Success Story of the Week: Child Welfare Worker Adopts Teen She has been Helping to Find a Family; 3) Addressing Trauma May Be the Key to Helping Foster Youth Succeed in the Workplace; 4) Understanding Trauma: Learning Brain vs Survival Brain; 5) Family First Act Update; 6) Dave Thomas Foundation for Adoption – 100 Best Adoption-Friendly Workplaces; 7) How Direct Work that Empowers Families is Delivering Big Benefits for Social Workers in this Council
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?