Category: Reports

Spotlight on Developing a Full Prevention Continuum in Child Welfare

Continuum or Continuation? A Choice of Conscience Written by Jerry Milner and David Kelly Most headlines and public discourse in child welfare orbit around two highly emotive topics: child fatalities and foster home scarcity. Both topics are incredibly important and warrant thoughtful attention. Unfortunately, thoughtfulness in media coverage and public discourse is rare. Seldom, if […]

Normalcy For Youth In Foster Care

Normalcy for children and youth in foster care Engaging in normal, age-appropriate activities and experiences is a critical component of healthy child development. However, experiencing abuse or neglect and being removed from a family to foster care is not “normal.” Although foster care may be safer for a child or youth,1 cultivating normal childhood experiences […]