Advocates Address ‘Sugar’ Dating, a New Way to Lure Young People into Sex Trafficking
Youth Voice writer Nelly Braxton gathered statements from professionals and a survivor of sex trafficking to illuminate how sugar dating can lead to trafficking.
A Seattle Agency Digs Deep into Unanswered Questions About Past Adoption Practices, and its Obligations to Families
Through the Adoption Files Initiative, a Seattle nonprofit is combing through five decades of adoption files to make amends in cases where requests were dropped, or staff withheld information that should have been shared.
Seattle-Area New Homelessness Authority Centers Lived Experience
Advice from Washington Family Services Provider: ‘Tsunami’ Is Coming Your Way
Last June, Dave Newell left Nebraska to take the helm of the Children’s Home Society of Washington (CHSW), a major community-based services provider based in Seattle. He now finds him in the center of the nation’s worst coronavirus hotspot, trying to balance between the health of his staff, clients and organization.
Therapeutic Child Care: An Underused Tool in Family Preservation and Foster Care
We know that chronic abuse and neglect can interrupt a young child’s brain development and result in developmental delays and behavioral problems. We also know that early intervention can mitigate the consequences of early adversity.