1) Permanency Tip of the Week: Reframing Mental Illness Diagnosis through a Trauma and Permanency Informed Lens – Oppositional Defiant Disorder; 2) Permanency Success Story of the Week: Who Knew a Game of Uno Could Change Your Life?; 3) PromiseShip Celebrates 10 Years of Building Families; 4) The Adoption Process: Men and Women Handle Scenarios Differently; 5) Experts Share 6 Things You Should Know Before Working with Kids; 6) Shifting the Focus from Trauma to Compassion; 7) Judge Took a Chance on a Teen in Trouble. Now She’s Becoming a Lawyer
Permanency Tip of the Week: Reframing Mental Illness Diagnosis through a Trauma and Permanency Informed Lens According to the American Psychiatric Association’s DSM 5 (2013), “The diagnostic criteria identify symptoms, behaviors, cognitive functions, personality traits, physical signs, syndrome combinations, and durations that require clinical expertise to differentiate from normal life variation and transient responses to […]
1) Permanency Tip of the Week: Permanency/Adoption Readiness – Dealing with the Eeyore Syndrome; 2) Permanency Success Story of the Week: Mom Learns Foster Baby is Her Adopted Son’s Sister, So She Adopts Her as Well; 3) Ten Questions Couples Should Ask Before Becoming Foster Parents; 4) CalYOUTH Brief: No Association between Extended Care & Permanency Decline; 5) How the Opioid Crisis Is Changing the American Family — with Grandparents Raising Grandchildren; 6) The Fear That Your Foster Child Lose All the Progress They’ve Made; 7) What is Trauma-Informed Care?
1) Permanency Tip of the Week: Permanency/Adoption Readiness – Last Minute Doubts/Crises; 2) Permanency Success Story of the Week: These Wonderful Kids Just Want to Know You Love Them; 3) An Invitation to Remake Child Welfare; 4) North Dakota Plans for Rapid Response When Foster Youth are Charged with Crimes; 5) Their Children Thrive — Just Not with Them. What Happens to Birth Mothers After the Adoption?; 6) SEE ME: Portraits of Foster Youth Documenting the Higher Ed Grind; 7) Child Abuse Linked to Risk of Suicide in Later Life
1) Permanency Tip of the Week: Permanency/Adoption Readiness – Address the Doubts/Concerns Early; 2) Permanency Success Story of the Week: ‘I Really Want a Mom’: 24-Year-Old Asks Former School Resource Officer to Adopt Her; 3) This is Not Okay – Visualizing Foster Care Placement Instability; 4) Foster Kids Should Never Have to “Appreciate What You’re Doing for Them”; 5) Rubio, Feinstein Introduce Social Security Waiver Extension to Support Foster Care and Welfare Recipients; 6) Profiles in Permanency: Stabilizing Adoptions and Guardianships; 7) President Signs Into Law Bipartisan Bill Cosponsored by Senator Hassan to Help Survivors of Child Abuse.