The Foster Parent Resource Guide

TST-FC: A Trauma-Informed Caregiving Approach

Practice Guide

This guide, part of the Trauma Systems Therapy for Foster Children training curriculum, serves as a foster parent's go-to resource on caring for children whose lives have been impacted by trauma. Caregivers can use to this booklet to extend their learning, access tips and tools, and revisit important strategies designed to help these children heal.         

April 3, 2017

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Generating Signals of Safety

Facilitator’s Guide for Module Four of TST-FC

Practice Guide

The Annie E. Casey Foundation has developed a series of facilitator guides dedicated to teaching caregivers about Trauma Systems Therapy for Foster Care. This guide, devoted to module four, helps instructors educate caregivers on the importance of providing  children with signals of safety.

April 4, 2017

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Watch Our Webinar: Adapting Evidence-Based Programs in Child Welfare

Webinar

In this webinar on implementing evidence-based practices in child welfare from the Annie E. Casey Foundation and the William T. Grant Foundation, learn how child welfare leaders and program developers can work together to adapt an evidence-based approach to the specific needs of a state.

March 26, 2018

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Rafael López Envisions a Better National Foster Care System

Blog Post

Casey’s Lisa Hamilton talks with Rafael López about America’s child welfare system. Their conversation explores the system today, how it works and where it falls short. López also shares ideas aimed at transforming the system to better serve children and families in crisis.

May 30, 2017

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Making Public Systems Work Better for Immigrant Families

Blog Post

A new report from the Center on Immigration and Child Welfare offers comprehensive research and data on what happens when children in immigrant families interact with child welfare and juvenile justice systems in the United States — and makes recommendations for how those systems can more effectively respond.

April 27, 2018

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