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
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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.
Finding families for children in foster care
Source: Child Trends
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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.