The metal counter top of the serving window in Luther Place’s kitchen was bare at 5:30pm on the Monday before Thanksgiving. A few individuals shuffled about decorating tables and preparing food, as youth from all over the world began trickling through the door with their foster families. 239 more words
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The experience of grandparents raising grandchildren
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The purpose of this qualitative study was to understand the experiences of grandparents and the challenges they face raising their grandchildren.
Honduras has the highest murder rate in the world – surpassing Syria. Of the ten most dangerous cities in the world, five are in Honduras. Families and children live in fear of gangs and drug traffickers, unsure if they will live another day. 501 more words
HHS OIG -- Not All Children in Foster Care Who Were Enrolled in Medicaid Received Required Health Screenings
Not All Children in Foster Care Who Were Enrolled in Medicaid Received Required Health Screenings
Source: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Office of Inspector General… 64 more words
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.