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?
1) Permanency Tip of the Week: Why Permanency Work is so Hard and so Important; 2) Permanency Success Story of the Week: Cory’s Journey to Finding His Forever Family; 3) ARC Reflections: Helping Kids in Foster Care Build Healthy Attachments; 4) Siblings Separated by Foster Care Get a Week Together at Summer Camp; 5) Rituals And Ceremonies To Increase Permanency; 6) New York Alternative Facility Emphasizes Rehabilitation for Raise the Age Candidates; 7) Thinking Across Generations: Unique Contributions of Maternal Early Life and Prenatal Stress to Infant Physiology
1) Permanency Tip of the Week: Four Concept Process of Youth Engagement ~ Permanency; 2) Permanency Success Story of the Week: Sandra Bullock Emotionally Discusses Growing her Family Through Adoption; 3) Early Takeaways from 50-State Look at Extended Foster Care; 4) Back on Track: Supporting Youth Reentry from Out-of-Home Placement to the Community; 5) Half of Children Born to Mothers in Child Protective Custody Also Taken Into Care by Age 2; 6) Additional Actions Could Help HHS Better Support States’ Use of Private Providers to Recruit and Retain Foster Families; 7) One Local Nonprofit Views Life in Foster Care Through a Child’s Eyes