1) Permanency Tip of the Week: What Motivates Our Youth in Foster Care? – Part 2; 3) Permanency Success Story of the Week: He was About to Age Out of the Foster Care System. Then an Anchorage Woman Read a Facebook Post that Changed Their Lives; 3) Adoptees On – The Podcast Where Adoptees Discuss the Adoption Experience; 4) Faith-Based Organization Seeks to Help Young Women Who Age Out of Foster Care; 5) 5 Tips for Supporting Your Foster Child’s Parents; 6) Supporting Older Youth Beyond Age 18: Examining Data and Trends in Extended Foster Care; 7) On Father’s Day, Thinking of the Dad Who Raised Me — and the Father Who Might Not Know I Exist
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: 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: 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?