- December 2014/January 2015
- Vol. 15, No. 11
Youth Permanence Curricula
The March 2014 issue of Children's Bureau Express (CBX) spotlighted permanence for youth. A new curricula developed by the National Center for Child Welfare Excellence (NCCWE) is centered on improving outcomes for older youth in out-of-home care.
The curricula focuses on the belief that all children, regardless of age, deserve and can achieve permanence. The 1-day course includes six modules that outline legislation pertaining to permanence; define youth permanency and help professionals understand the importance of lifelong, permanent connections for youth in care; and highlight four permanency pathways. More information on Making It Possible: Permanency Pathways for Older Youth in Care, in addition to links to the facilitator's guide and participation handouts, is available on the NCCWE website at http://www.nccwe.org/ET/cw-training-curricula.html.
The CBX Spotlight on permanence for youth is available at https://cbexpress.acf.hhs.gov/index.cfm?event=website.viewSection&issueID=155&subsectionID=56.