Posts tagged "Well-Being"
Brief: Implementing Trauma-Informed Practices in Child Welfare

Brief: Implementing Trauma-Informed Practices in Child Welfare

According to the 2012 Report of the Attorney General’s National Task Force on Children Exposed to Violence, 46 million children living in the United States will have their lives affected by violence, crime, abuse, or psychological trauma this year. The Task Force recommends that every professional or advocate serving children exposed to violence and psychological...
Webinar: Raising the Bar: Child Welfare’s Shift Towards Well-Being

Webinar: Raising the Bar: Child Welfare’s Shift Towards Well-Being

SPARC and the Center for the Study of Social Policy hosted this webinar on September 12, 2013. Speakers included: Clare Anderson, Deputy Commissioner, Administration on Children, Youth and Families, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services; Amy Templeman, Well Being Supervisor, Office of Well-Being for the District of Columbia Child and Family Services Agency; Carla Perkins,...
Brief: Raising the Bar: Child Welfare’s Shift Towards Well-Being

Brief: Raising the Bar: Child Welfare’s Shift Towards Well-Being

We’re pleased to share with you the latest in a series of upcoming policy briefs, Raising the Bar: Child Welfare’s Shift Towards Well-Being Over the last decade, there has been an increasing awareness about the poor developmental outcomes for children and youth in the child welfare system. The recognition of the need to improve well-being...
Brief: Therapeutic Foster Care: Exceptional Care for Complex, Trauma-Impacted Youth in Foster Care

Brief: Therapeutic Foster Care: Exceptional Care for Complex, Trauma-Impacted Youth in Foster Care

We’re pleased to share with you the latest in a series of upcoming policy briefs, Therapeutic Foster Care: Exceptional Care for Complex, Trauma-Impacted Youth in Foster Care. Authored by Laura Boyd, Ph.D, Public Policy and Government Relations Consultant for the Foster Family-based Treatment Association, it highlights the promising practice of therapeutic, or treatment foster care...