Toolbox No. 2: Expanding the Role of Foster Parents in Achieving Permanency
//Toolboxes for Permanency//." Dougherty, S. Child Welfare League of America, Inc., Washington, DC. 2001. 132 pp. $14.95. Paperback.
Successful foster care practices are currently understood to... More
Mentors Share Homes, Teach Life Skills to At-Risk Families
An innovative twist on out-of-home care places not only children but also their parents in the household of a "host" family trained to provide mentoring and support.
"Shared Family Care,"... More
Foster Parent Recruitment Aimed at Latino Families in Utah
"Amor eterno" or "eternal love" is the message being broadcast on televisions throughout Utah in an effort to recruit more Latino foster families.
In the past decade, Utah's Latino population... More
Article Highlights Foster Programs That Keeps Siblings Together
In "Connect for Kids", an electronic newsletter and website sponsored by the Benton Foundation, Julee Newberger writes about a program that helps siblings in foster care stay together.
Vermont Prevents Child Sexual Abuse by Targeting Adults
Following a model pioneered by public health, a program in Vermont called Stop It Now! aims to prevent child sexual abuse by targeting its message to adults, including sexual abusers themselves. ... More