Finding Self-Identity in Foster Care
Each foster youth has their own unique identity and in supportive, diverse environments, these young people have a better chance at success, writes Yvonne Singleton.
Enhancing Cultural Competence in Social Service Agencies: A Promising Approach to Serving Diverse Children and Families
A new report sponsored by the Office of Planning, Research and Evaluation in the Administration for Children and Families at the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services reviews current practices related to cultural competence in social services.
Preschool Selection Considerations and Experiences of School Mistreatment Among Lesbian, Gay, and Heterosexual Adoptive Parents
Lesbian, Gay, or Bisexual parents of preschoolers may be particularly sensitive to family, racial and sexual diversity issues as they evaluate and select preschools for their children. Additionally, heterosexual adoptive parent families may be especially sensitive to adoption-related stigma and exclusion.