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“The Unique Educational Challenges Facing Youth in Foster Care”

National Council For Adoption September 2012

“Advocating for America’s Youth in Foster Care: Perspectives and Recommendations from Former Foster Youth”

National Council For Adoption May 2012

Child Welfare Information Gateway provides a list of state-level associations where foster parents, adoptive parents, and relative caregivers can gain training and support.

Child Welfare Information Gateway

This factsheet outlines the differences between foster parenting and adoption, the advantages of foster parent adoption, and strategies that can make adoption successful.

Child Welfare Information Gateway

Parents learn how to talk to children about the transition and help children cope with the trauma and loss associated with adoption.

Child Welfare Information Gateway

CCAI’s FYI Program offers Foster Youth Alumni the opportunity to advocate for the needs of foster youth through a congressional internship, professional development experiences, including preparing Policy Brief recommendations and presenting Congressional Briefings. Watch briefings and review recent reports at: http://www.ccainstitute.org/our-programs/foster-youth-internship.html

Dave Thomas Foundation 2007