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  • Dec 2011/Jan 2012
  • Vol. 12, No. 9

Spotlight on Long-Term Foster Care

CBX spotlights two Permanency Innovations Initiative grantees in Kansas and California that are working with youth in long-term foster care. Other articles highlight statistics, characteristics, and outcomes of older youth in foster care, as well as promising interventions.

  • Educating Children to Prevent Abuse
    Speak Up Be Safe (SUBS), a safety and child abuse prevention education program from the Monique Burr Foundation, is available through a new website. The Foundation aims to launch SUBS in every...
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  • Internships for Foster Youth
    The following two programs offer summer internships for youth in or formerly in foster care:The Congressional Coalition on Adoption Institute (CCAI) is accepting applications for its 2012 summer...
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  • A Call for Child-Witness Court Preparation Programs
    A child's experience with the justice system can be terrifying, and the fear may hinder a child's ability to testify truthfully and effectively in court. A recent issue of CenterPiece, the...
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  • Special Issue on Parent Leadership and Family Engagement
    The fall 2011 issue of the Virginia Child Protection Newsletter (VCPN) focuses on to the theme of strengthening family engagement and promoting parent leadership in child welfare. The issue...
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  • Fostering Connections–From Vision to Implementation
    Youth emancipating from foster care with no permanent family connections face a number of hardships that the Fostering Connections to Success and Increasing Adoptions Act of 2008 was designed to...
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