1) Permanency Tip of the Week: Find One Permanency Thing YOU Can Do Today, and Every Day; 2) Permanency Success Story of the Week: Dreaming Big; 3) The Changing Face of Adoption in the United States; 4) Restorative Justice Gave Me the Best Day of My Life; 5) The Outdated Way We Think About Relationships in Child Welfare; 6) Permanency for Specific Populations; 7) How Adoptees Are Shaping Post-Adoption Services
1) Permanency Tip of the Week: Reframing Mental Illness Diagnosis through a Trauma and Permanency Informed Lens – ADD/ADHD; 2) Permanency Success Story of the Week: Isaiah’s Homecoming: Adoption at Age 17 Highlights the Need in Minnesota, Especially for Teens; 3) A Nurse Moved to do Something, Haunted by the Lonely Faces of Foster Children; 4) Kyle Forti: Go Love a Kid in Need and Change the World’s Perception of “Foster Dad” While You’re at it; 5) Youth Aging Out of Foster Care Need a Runway, Not a Cliff; 6) How Wendy’s Wonderful Kids is Changing Lives in Louisiana; 7) Listen to Crossover Girls Talk About Their Reality, Then Act
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, […]
1) Permanency Tip of the Week: Responding to: “Everyone Else Has Given Up on Me, Will You Do the Same?”; 2) Permanency Success Story of the Week: Finding Home: A Foster Youth Story; 3) Interview with Allison Maxon ~ Instant Family Movie (Trailer); 4) November Is National Adoption Month – In Their Own Words: Lifting Up Youth Voices; 5) Shining A Light on Good Practice – New South Wales (NSW); 6) Amelia Franck Meyer on the ‘Human Truth’ of Keeping Kids with Their Families; 7) Diversion Can Help Us Reduce Youth Violence by Aligning Caseloads with Risk Factors
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?