Managing Emotions Guide

The Managing Emotions Guide, part of the Trauma Systems Therapy for Foster Care curriculum, spans three quick pages and asks simple questions that children can answer in an effort to better understand and control their emotions.

April 3, 2017

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Advancing SFA

This toolkit highlights recommendations for policymakers and advocates on laws and policies designed to help jurisdictions effectively implement the normalcy provisions of the Strengthening Families Act.

February 7, 2017

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Help Teens Find Family: Videos for Caseworkers

In Every Kid Needs a Family: A Message to Caseworkers, young people who spent time in foster care make a compelling argument that caseworkers need to persist in connecting teens with family — because every teen needs a family. A new discussion guide helps caseworkers incorporate the video into their work.

January 17, 2017

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Foster Care Alums Weigh In: Building a Better Exit Plan

The Casey Foundation’s Lisa Hamilton recently spoke to Samanthya Amann and Brittany Hunter about their personal paths out of foster care. Both women talked about the barriers they faced, what strategies and supports they used, and what a smoother exit from the system could look like.

November 23, 2016

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