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May 2013Vol. 14, No. 4Keeping Siblings in Care Connected

EPIC 'Ohana, a Hawaiian nonprofit that works to transform child welfare practice to better protect children, strengthen families, and enhance the health of communities, recently released the video Brothers and Sisters: Keeping Siblings in Foster Care Connected. In it, youth formerly in foster care discuss their personal stories, the benefits of being placed with their siblings and, conversely, the struggles associated with sibling separation. Recommendations for maintaining sibling connections in foster care are also presented.

The 9-minute video is available on YouTube: