Foster parents say that even with health coverage, they struggle to meet the extraordinary health needs of their children.
Written from the perspective of a prospective foster parent, this is an excellent and honest synopsis of the types of behaviors foster youth exhibit and how caring adults can respond…
The impact of trauma can be tempered with interventions, including ones that focus on building and repairing relationships with adults.
A recent study shows that “social capital” (such as a student’s relationship with mentors in the community) has 3-5 times more impact on school performance than funding.
iFoster, a California-based program that helps foster youth find jobs, has shown promising early results.