Discusses efforts to promote a positive youth development approach in foster care, and the disappointing outcomes and barriers experienced by young people leaving the foster care system between the ages of 18 and 21. Includes standards for transition, independent living, and self-sufficiency services.
Children in out-of-home care face a unique set of circumstances that put them at risk for untreated and undiagnosed chronic and acute health conditions. This study found that children in out-of-home care show a substantially higher prevalence […]
A three-day summit on Adverse Childhood Experiences, or ACEs, strengthens California’s efforts to orient policy and practice around preventing and responding to child trauma. By Parker Blackman “We know that it makes sense to keep […]