Liz Burns, 22, was in the middle of a crazy-busy time at college. But, for some reason, she couldn’t stop thinking about her older brother.
She texted him and got what she called “a scary” … Read the rest
Once young adults age out of the foster care system they are more likely than their … Read the rest
Ahrens, K. R., DuBois, D. L., Richardson, L. P., Fan, M. Y., & Lozano, P. (2008). Youth in foster care with adult mentors during adolescence have improved adult outcomes. Pediatrics, 121(2), e246-e252.
Summarized by Elyssa Weber, UMB clinical … Read the rest
Salazar, A.,Haggerty, P., Walsh, S., Noell, B & Kelley-Siel, E. (2019). Adapting the Friends of the Children programme for child welfare system‐involved families, Child & Family Social Work. doi:10.1111/cfs.12622
Summarized by Rachel Thompson
Notes of Interest: This study highlighted … Read the rest
Taussig, H., Culhane, S., Garrido, E., & Knudtson, M. (2012). RCT of a mentoring and skills group program: Placement and permanency outcomes for foster youth. Pediatrics, 130 (1), e33-e39.
In 2009, over 400,000 children in the United States were … Read the rest
Stelter, R., Kupersmidt, J.,& Stump, K.(2018).Supporting mentoring relationships of youth in foster care: Do program practices predict match length? American Journal of Community Psychology, Apr 15, 2018.
Summary (reprinted from the Abstract)
Implementation of research- and safety-based program practices enhance … Read the rest
By Janet Forbush
As this edition of The Chronicle is published, the U.S. Senate is poised to vote on a Motion to Proceed (MTP) that will set the stage for a potential vote on repeal and/or replacement of the … Read the rest
Introduction: Johanna Greeson is an Assistant Professor in the School of Social Policy & Practice at the University of Pennsylvania. Dr. Greeson received her MSW from Bryn Mawr College in 1999, and then returned to school for … Read the rest
Too often, our child welfare system is perceived to be a massive, immovable force in which only youth-serving professionals can make a difference … Read the rest