‘Foster Care Issues’ Articles
The state of Alaska is calling upon the Gov. to incorporate parts of a new study into their child welfare agency that will provide sufficient support to child welfare workers. The plan they have come up with based on research makes a lot of sense. Follow link to learn more.
On July 25, 2005 more than 90 leading medical specialists released a public letter calling on the media to stop the use of such terms as “ice babies” and “meth babies.”
Many of the children who are in foster care because of having been sexually abused come to one of the Children’s Justice Centers to be interviewed.
PowerPoint presentation by Dr. Pablo Stewart, psychiatric consultant to the Hawaii Department of Human Services Child Welfare Branch.
A recent research brief published by the National Campaign indicates that teen girls in foster care are 2.5 times more likely to have been pregnant by age 19 than those not in foster care.
Regina Kupecky, an attachment specialist and former adoption placement worker, argues against moving children who are in stable, loving placements just for the sake of placing with a sibling.