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Domestic and International Adoption: Strategies to Improve Behavioral Health Outcomes for Youth and Their Families

Domestic and International Adoption: Strategies to Improve Behavioral Health Outcomes for Youth and Their Families (PDF)
Source: Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration

Summarizes data shared during a two-day interagency meeting hosted by SAMHSA in August 2012 to discuss science, policy, and practice related to the behavioral health challenges of children who have been adopted.

Health And Health Care

The Journey

In 2014, an unprecedented number of children fled violence in Central America. Video images of dusty terrain and children climbing La Bestia illustrate the powerful journey children are willing to endure just to escape. 53 more words

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Finding families for children in foster care

Finding families for children in foster care
Source: Child Trends

One factor that may facilitate a successful reunification of children in foster care with their parents—or failing that, provide an alternate route to permanency through adoption or guardianship—is children’s connections with extended family.

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Children And Families

One Brave Girl Stands Up for Foster Care

During Compassion in Action tours, the staff at LSS/NCA tell stories of people we have served. Sometimes, we are fortunate enough to have these people as guests at our tours and occasionally, they will share their own story. 466 more words

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25 Things Vann Has to be Grateful for This Year

As the New Year begins, I drive along the roads to help our neighbors in need. I like to think of all the things that I am grateful for along the way. 405 more words

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