Youth Speak: Helping Foster Youth Through The Holidays
This was posted on the California College Pathways website on November 14. By Brianna Roberts, California Scholar The holiday season is normally a time for joy, celebration, laughter and, family. For former or current foster youth the holiday season can be a time where we feel lonely, vulnerable, sad, or, a time when we reflect on what we do not have.
Full Breakdown of Los Angeles Child Welfare Commission Proposal
As reported earlier by The Imprint, the Blue Ribbon Commission tapped to craft a revamping of the Los Angeles child protection system has called for a unifying agency with authority over the county’s Department of Children and Family Services and the counties other child-serving agencies.
State Issues Notice Clarifying Information to be Shared with Caregivers
For caregivers to provide high quality care to children and youth, they must have timely, accurate information about a range of issues, including relevant information about education and health. While this knowledge is critical, it is often unclear as to what information can be shared with the caregiver and exactly when the caregiver can share information with others who may need it, such as schools or individuals providing respite care.