This presentation looks at the impact of trauma on the educational well-being of court-involved students. To read the article click HERE.
The study was conducted on system-involved youth, which collected information from students themselves. To read this article click HERE.
Yesterday marked the official launch of the National Alliance for Success after Foster Care, an effort to coalesce knowledge and best practices to serve youth who age out of foster care. The alliance will be housed, […]
The Department of Health and Human Services will be releasing several youth-related requests for proposals in the spring of 2015. Below are selected grants of interest to The Chronicle and its readership. Youth Street Outreach Program The Department […]
In Chicago, two girls were trapped in abusive foster homes for years because of a clerical error. In New Mexico’s Bernalillo County, 53 child abuse and neglect cases were reported within a 58-day period, with […]
By Adam Pertman The federal government, with support from nearly every state, has provided significant funding and resources for over three decades to promote adoptions from foster care. The consequence has been a huge leap […]
James, a former foster youth who holds a master’s degree in social work, parallels his life with that of a half-brother who was in and out of jail, on drugs and involved in gang-related activities. […]
A pair of California-based child advocacy groups is calling for drastic changes to the way that state compliance with federal child welfare laws is monitored, and the way that states are penalized for compliance failure. […]
Last Friday, a handful of California lawmakers, experts in children’s mental health and advocates assembled at West Oakland’s Lincoln Child Center for a forum on children’s mental health policy. The gathering, which packed Lincoln’s auditorium, […]