• July/August 2006
  • Vol. 7, No. 6


  • Helping Children Recover From Sexual Abuse
    Children who are recovering from the trauma of sexual abuse require special understanding and support. The May 2006 issue of "Fostering Perspectives" features several articles that provide...

  • Giving Foster Youth Their Say
    "My Voice, My Life, My Future" is a booklet of art, essays, and poetry by youth living in foster care. The collection was assembled by Home At Last, with the Children's Law Center of Los Angeles,...

  • Examining the Effects of Child Trauma
    The Winter 2006 issue of the "Juvenile and Family Court Journal" is a special issue devoted to the long-term effects of trauma and abuse on children. The articles focus on information to help...

  • Child Welfare News Online
    There are several resources that provide news clippings or abstracts of news stories focusing on child welfare issues. Subscribing to these services allows child welfare professionals to stay...

  • National Evaluation of the Court Improvement Program
    The Children’s Bureau has funded a 5-year study to examine the efforts by State courts to improve their oversight of foster care and adoption cases and analyze the outcomes achieved. These efforts...

  • Meeting the Special Education Needs of Foster Children
    The impact of foster care placement on the emotional health and school performance of youth was the focus of the April 5, 2006, web conference presented by Chapin Hall Center for Children at the...

  • The California Evidence-Based Clearinghouse
    The California Evidence-Based Clearinghouse for Child Welfare (CEBC) recently launched their website of evidence-based child welfare programs and practices. Child welfare professionals and others...

  • The Janus Foundation
    The Denver-based Janus Foundation offers cash grants to qualified nonprofit organizations across the country in the following specific areas: * Programs that support at-risk youth through...