Family Focused Treatment Association
Child Welfare, Adoption Conference Schedule Impacted by Coronavirus Closures
March through May is generally one of the peak times to hold a child welfare conference. But the coronavirus pandemic that has cancelled schools, sporting events and even closed restaurants and non-essential businesses, has also put a halt to those events.
North Carolina Will Test Wraparound Kinship Care Model
The Duke Endowment has awarded a $950,000 grant to the Family Focused Treatment Association (FFTA) for a North Carolina-based pilot project designed to provide therapeutic supports to foster youth living with relative caregivers.
Former Foster Youth Develops Online Course to Empower Foster Children
A former foster youth has created an innovative tool for professionals in the child welfare system through his online course, Fostering Resilience. Michael Place, now an international public speaker and child rights activist, recently launched Fostering Resilience to help professionals identify and foster resilient behaviors in children.