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mental health

Research Shows the Impacts of Foster Care Plus the Experience of an Incarcerated Parent

11/22/2022

Research Shows the Impacts of Foster Care Plus the Experience of an Incarcerated Parent

New University of Minnesota research examines the mental health toll on children with an incarcerated parent who have been in foster care.

Experts Want to Halt Landmark Mental Health Settlement for Foster Youth

11/7/2022

Experts Want to Halt Landmark Mental Health Settlement for Foster Youth

Experts involved in a long-running lawsuit are pushing for better mental health services for foster youth in Los Angeles County.

Finding my Inner Strength

10/31/2022

Finding my Inner Strength

I felt like I could not trust myself to know what I needed and relied on others to speak for me, writes Janette Patterson.

Artistic Creations by Young Women in Upstate NY Detention Facilities Now on Display

9/23/2022

Upstate NY Gallery Displays Artwork by Young Women and Trans Artists in Detention

An art exhibit in Catskill, New York shows work by three teens incarcerated at Brookwood Secure Center for Youth.

9/15/2022

The Sounding Board

In the Sounding Board column, Dee Wilson writes that to address child suicides, there must be an all-in commitment to cultural change.

A Unique Support Group Helps Parents of Children in Foster Care

8/3/2022

A Unique Support Group Helps Parents of Children in Foster Care

Support groups led by Parents Anonymous serve parents with mental health, substance abuse and domestic violence challenges.

    7/21/2022

    CARE Court: Can California Counties Make it Work?

    While state lawmakers show enthusiasm about California's new CARE Court, county officials are worried they don’t have the resources to implement the idea.While state lawmakers show enthusiasm about California's new CARE Court, county officials are worried they don’t have the resources to implement the idea.

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    Executive Order Pledges Better Support for LGBTQ Youth

    6/27/2022

    Executive Order Pledges Better Support for LGBTQ Youth

    In an executive order issued this month, President Joe Biden detailed his plan to advance equality for LGBTQ youth and adults.

    5/18/2022

    Notorious Los Angeles Children’s Shelter Was Once a ‘House of Horrors,’ Lawsuit Alleges

    In a lawsuit filed on Tuesday, a dozen former residents allege that they were sexually abused by staff at the now-shuttered MacLaren Children’s Center in Los Angeles County. Courtesy of Slater Slater Schulman LLP
    Children lived in a “house of horrors” at one of the nation’s largest and most troubled shelters for foster youth, according to a lawsuit filed against Los Angeles County Tuesday.