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July 2012Vol. 13, No. 6Parents Explore Postreunification Struggles

The spring 2012 issue of Rise magazine focuses on the trauma suffered by parents of children who experienced out-of-home care. Powerful articles written by parents long after reunification explore their guilt, struggles to reconnect with their children, and efforts to address their children's feelings of abandonment. One article highlights an intensive in-home treatment program for children and youth with emotional and behavioral disorders or those who have experienced sexual abuse. 

Rise, 21, 2012, "The Long Shadow of Foster Care," is available on the magazine's website: (705 KB)