A Personal Look at Mental Health Screenings for Foster Youth
A Personal Look at Mental Health Screenings for Foster Youth by ChronicleofSocialChange Early, Periodic, Screening, Diagnostic, and Treatment (EPSDT) Services are guaranteed for Medicaid-eligible children, and have for decades been a staple of California’s foster system’s mental health treatments.
Climb for Foster Youth
Four in the morning in on August 3rd, and the moon is coming up over the steep shoulder of Mt. Shasta, a 14,180-foot volcano in far northern California. I look above me and see 15 climbers pulling themselves upward, the glacier painted in small white circles where the light of their headlamps fall.
Celebrating 25 Years of Foster Youth Reforming Foster Care
By Kelly Vassar Earlier this month policy makers, child advocates, and former foster youth packed a dining hall at the California Endowment Center in downtown Los Angeles to celebrate 25 years of the California Youth Connection (CYC).