Family First: Boys Town Seeks Amendment on Congregate Care; National State Associations Group No Longer Does
Note: This column has been updated When the Family First Prevention Services Act breezed through the House Ways and Means Committee and on to passage from the full body, Youth Services Insider noted that many of the bill’s supporters had stayed on board.
Hey, Look Everybody! The Magic Orphanage Is Back!
Every few years media and politicians fall in love with another Magic Orphanage. News stories assure us that the Magic Orphanage is nothing like those mean old Victorian places. Now “house parents” supposedly work miracles with happy children rescued from their horrible parents.
Practical Tools for Foster Parents
More than half a million children today live in out-of-home care, and many have special problems. The need for well-trained, loving foster parents has never been greater. With this book, Girls and Boys Town offers these committed people the professional tools they need to not only care for foster children but to actually help them get better.