Police of Schenetady, New York have seen a rise in calls in recent years from Northeast Parent & Child Society, a residential care home for youth referred from the court system, with 406 calls through July 14 of this year.
After the death of a Malaysian child in foster care, children's groups call for more rigorous screenings of potential foster and adoptive families, based on standard operating procedures, to keep children safe.
In this blog post, the Faith to Action Initiative shares five key steps for transitioning to family-based care, as stated by Dr. Delia Pop of Hope and Homes for Children at the 2017 Christian Alliance for Orphans (CAFO) Summit.
This document describes the Support Program for Young People Ageing Out without Parental Care, Argentine National Law 27.364, adopted unanimously by The Senate and Chamber of Deputies of Argentina on May 31, 2017.
Beatriz San Román & Karen S Rotabi - International Social Work 24 Jul 2017
This study investigated how adoptive and prospective adoptive parents in Spain deal with signs of fraud and corruption within the intercountry adoption process, illuminating the dismissal of the systemic failures of intercountry adoption and the rights of birth families.
Asian American and Pacific Islander children are struggling due to cultural and language barriers in California's Los Angeles and Orange Counties foster homes. Nonprofits in the area are working to recruit and train Asian-American foster families who can better understand the cultural needs of these children and make their transitions into care less traumatic.
S. Raman, S. Ruston, S. Irwin, P. Tran, P. Hotton & S. Thorne - Child: Care, Health and Development 23 Jul 2017
This study sought to identify child, carer, and intervention characteristics that contribute to child wellbeing for Aboriginal children in out-of-home care in Australia. The article also identifies enablers and barriers to providing trauma-informed and culturally competent care to Aboriginal children.