A Public Education: Part II by ChronicleofSocialChange On Thursday nights during the spring semester, Fostering Media Connections Director Daniel Heimpel teaches a course called Journalism for Social Change at the University of California, Berkeley’s Goldman […]
A Personal Look at Mental Health Screenings for Foster Youth by ChronicleofSocialChange Early, Periodic, Screening, Diagnostic, and Treatment (EPSDT) Services are guaranteed for Medicaid-eligible children, and have for decades been a staple of California’s foster […]
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.
By: Justin Pye In Washington State, foster care advocates aligned with state representatives to pass a bill ensuring foster youth have a designated educational representative. “Every one of use who’s had any kind of success […]
By: Justin Pye Last month, the Congressional Caucus on Foster Youth held its fifth Listening Tour in Seattle, WA. The visit, including Caucus co-founders Reps. Karen Bass (D-Calif.) and Jim McDermott (D-Wash.) alongside Rep. Dave […]
Prior to President Teddy Roosevelt’s 1909 White House Conference on the Care of Dependent Children, institutional placement was considered the “best method” of caring for dependent youth. Boards of trustees comprised of community leaders volunteered […]