What We’ve Learned About The Child Brain
What Children’s Brains Tell Us About Trauma: Invest Early
This column was adapted from oral remarks given by the author, Wendy Smith, an associate dean at the University of Southern California’s School of Social Work, during a Congressional roundtable sponsored by the National Foster Youth Institute and the Congressional Caucus on Foster Youth in February.
Too Often, Parental Rights Trump Kids Best Interest
It is National Adoption Month, and I’m remembering the four adoptions that I oversaw in my five years as a foster care social worker. These were among the happiest occasions in my child welfare career.