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News

Hope for Some Foster Youth on the Bubble

Two of California’s most populous counties announced recently that they will protect services for foster youths caught in a legislative loophole, but another – San Bernardino County – says it simply cannot afford to shoulder […]

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Opinion

Foster Care Counts

“Foster Mother’s Day,” celebrated in Los Angeles, puts foster children and their families first.    Eight-year-old Gabbi happily munches on candy, a butterfly painted across her smiling face. A line of little girls in their […]

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Youth Services Insider

Notes from the JDAI Conference in Houston

JDAI Inter-Site Conference, Houston Mall Edition, is finito. I managed about eight hours of hallway chatter, six workshops, got my ear pierced and bought a massage chair at Brookstone (two of those things are not […]

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Youth Services Insider

Wexler’s Unorthodox Style Worth Studying

The National Coalition for Child Protection Reform (NCCPR) was borne of a 1991 meeting in Cambridge, Mass., in which its founders decided it was necessary to create a single entity that would identify and challenge […]