Re-examining the Foster Care Review Process

Extended Foster Care as a Catalyst for Improved Practices and Better Outcomes

…and review processes for young adults in extended foster care. It is a product of Success Beyond 18 ... people who are transitioning from foster care to adulthood. ... How to modify review processes for young adults in extended care. ... from foster care

August 12, 2013

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ARC Reflections: Helping Kids in Foster Care Build Healthy Attachments

…and Kinniburgh are coauthors of ARC Reflections, a training curriculum for foster parents and kin caregivers ... ’s effects on kids and helps them better support young people in their care who have experienced ... that, all too often, are broken or damaged when a child or teen enters foster or kinship care,” says ... to practice self-care techniques such as deep breathing, exercise and making time for themselves

May 24, 2018

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Select Adoption Statistics for Kids in Foster Care

…In recognition of National Foster Care Month, the KIDS COUNT Data Center is highlighting key child ... welfare data on the site. In 2015, nearly 112,000 kids were in foster care waiting to be adopted ... of relatives adopting children in foster care has increased 31% since 2011. Explore more child welfare data ... — at the national and state level — in the KIDS COUNT Data Center. Children in foster care

May 16, 2017

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CWLA Presents Experts, Ideas and Data Gaps on LGBTQ Youth in Foster Care

…that is focused on young people in foster care who are lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender or questioning ... youth, indicates that young people who are in foster care and gay or lesbian are more likely ... and lesbian youth in care face a uniquely steep climb to adulthood — is an overarching theme ... in foster care who are lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender or questioning their sexual orientation or gender

August 7, 2018

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What Kinship Families Need to Help Kids Thrive

…with relatives when their parents cannot care for them. Research shows many benefits of kinship care.   ... ;Compared to children in the general foster care population, for example, kids in kinship care are better ... , neglect and separation from their parents. Kin caregivers are often under pressure: They tend to have ... often they are unaware of financial and other benefits that help children in their care heal

December 6, 2013

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