What We’ve Learned About Supporting Adoptions
On this week’s episode, we discuss the federal about-face on child support payment policies for youth in foster care; how the workforce crisis is impacting Texas juvenile justice; and the latest on localizing juvenile justice in California.
Debbie Riley, CEO and co-founder of the Center for Adoption Support and Education, joins us to talk about what we’ve learned about post-adoption support in America and the recent data on adopted youth returning to foster care unearthed by USA Today this year.
The Federal Government Will Allow States to Stop Charging Families for Foster Care
Coming Soon to Congress: Discussion on Child Support Clawback
Understaffed, and Under Federal Investigation, Texas Juvenile Detention System Halts Intake
How Hidden Foster Care Harms Children and Parents of Color
The Imprint’s Hidden Foster Care Series
California Budget Plan Supports Shifting Youth from State Prisons to Juvenile Halls, Amid Opposition
Los Angeles County Launches New Youth Development Department to Deter Crime
For tens of thousands of children in the U.S., their “forever family” doesn’t last long. USA TODAY investigates: Why do adoptions fail?
Connections Matter: Relationships with Birth Families are Important for Foster, Adopted Children
Free Online Training Platform Launched for Adoption and Guardianship Workers