• September 2009
  • Vol. 10, No. 7


  • Birth Parent Stories
    Two new books from Youth Connections (the publishers of "Rise" and "Represent" magazines) offer collections of stories from parents and others that can be used in training and general information...

  • New Kids Count Data Book Measures Child Well-Being
    The Annie E. Casey Foundation has released its 20th annual "Kids Count Data Book", which provides information on child well-being in all 50 States based on 10 key indicators and using data from...

  • Booster Club Supports Youth in Foster Care
    FosterClub, a national online community serving current and former foster youth, has designed a new section for its website—Booster Club, for caring adults who wish to improve the lives of...

  • Using Family Teaming to Achieve Permanence
    The rising use of family meeting models (sometimes called family teaming models) that engage youth, families, and others in child welfare planning and decision-making is the focus of the June 2009...