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Thursday
Jan182018

CT Mirror: What foster kids want: a place to call home

A survey of foster youth by Connecticut Voices for Children shows the number of places a foster child will live during his or her time in custody varies drastically. In the last year, some children had to move four times. While the average number of places a youth had lived while in custody was three, some had lived in as many as 30 places.

Tuesday
Jan022018

The Opioid Plague's Youngest Victims - but CASAs can help!

 The Opioid Plague’s Youngest Victims: Children in Foster Care

 

Tuesday
Jan022018

Can an Algorithm Tell When Kids Are in Danger?

 

Child protective agencies are haunted when they fail to save kids. Pittsburgh officials believe a new data analysis program is helping them make better judgment calls.

 

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Monday
Dec042017

Trauma May Have Fallout Over Generations

The daughters of women exposed to childhood trauma are at increased risk for serious psychiatric disorders, a new study concludes.

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Monday
Aug142017

Four Castaways Make a Family

“I had come to believe that the most important therapy is permanence,” writes author Rene Denfeld in latest of The New York Times’ Modern Love series. Denfeld shares her beautiful story of adopting three children from foster care and how the act of loving so-called “difficult children” helped her overcome her own painful childhood.

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