Harry* was in fifth grade when he brought a knife to his Fresno elementary school. He had no intention of using it, which his teachers and principal recognized, but the act of possession instigated protocol: […]
I have always believed in the power of art to heal. As an independent art teacher to youth of many ages in extracurricular, alternative, and residential settings, I am witness to how these young people […]
Health Care Alameda County California website, produces information and resources to all residents who are in need of free or low-cost health care. Affordable Care Act, starting January 1 2014, will provide free medical coverage […]
Infants that are separated from caregivers, and put into foster care, are often faced with changes in the functioning of the hypothalamus–pituitary–adrenal (HPA) axis. An intervention was designed. For more information click here.
This study follows a sample of foster youth as they transition out of foster care and into adulthood. These youth are being compare to transition age youth before the 1999 Independence Act. For more information, […]
Multidimensional Treatment Foster Care (MTFC) is used to prevent teen pregnancies in young women. Teen pregnancies may lead to child maltreatment and substance abuse. To read an abstract, click here.