SSWR held their 2013 annual conference January 16-20th. This conference focused on the contributing factors to severe mental health conditions in foster youth, such as the outcomes of youth being separated from parents and youth at risk for developing severe mental health conditions in adulthood. To learn more, click here.
The Obama administration announced last week that Dave Wilkinson would be the new director of the Office of Social Innovation and Civic Participation (SICP), a wing of the White House Domestic Policy Council. Wilkinson was already a […]
Last week, our Positive Youth Justice series explored the use of positive youth development (PYD) in re-entry work at Waterside Workshops. The small nonprofit by the San Francisco Bay uses boatbuilding and a bike shop […]
Transitional Housing Program Plus-Foster Care is a model approved by California in 2010 as the highest-end support system for 18- to 21-year-old foster youth, a residential program that offers practical and emotional support to teens […]