How Many Foster Kids Graduate from High School?
Entering foster care brings atypical ways of growing up for youth. Foster care graduation rates for foster youth are much lower than the general population.
Martian Child: A Movie Review
Martian Child: A Movie Review - Foster kids can often feel like unwanted imposters or aliens, unsure how to fit into an already established life.
Juvenile Incarceration and Foster Care the Impact on Kids
Juvenile Jail and the impact on Foster kids
Reasons Why Kids enter the Foster Care System
As per the most recent federal data, there are approximately 407,000 children in foster care in the United States. Read further to learn why.
Your Faith and Foster Care: Bonding and Strengthening
Are you searching for ways to strengthen your faith? More than 69,000 young people are living in group homes.
Foster Children Pregnancy Statistics
Getting pregnant in foster care is not unusual for young women. Yet, there are significant consequences for the parents, the children, and our communities.
How PTSD in Foster Children Impacts Long-Term Outcomes
PTSD in children under the age of seven is different than in adults. Their developmental stage affects their initial and long-term response and treatment for PTSD.
Why Do Foster Children End Up Homeless After Turning 18?
Homelessness is partly due to a failure of state systems to ease the transition to adulthood. In the first four years after aging out of foster care, approximately 20% of former…
Why Do Some Foster Children Not Want To Be Adopted?
Walking toward the unfamiliar and unknown can be scary, especially if you have a traumatic past. There are reasons a foster-adopt child must live with a foster parent for six…
What are ACEs used for within Child Trauma treatment?
Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACE) score is a tally of different types of abuse, neglect, and other hallmarks of a rough childhood.
Facts About Mental Health In Foster Care
Understanding Mental health in children in Foster Care is so important for their success.
What is Child Protective Services in Virginia?
Child Protective Services (CPS) check on over 7.9 million children after receiving a report of suspected child abuse or neglect in the USA.