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The Preventing Sex Trafficking, Strengthening Families Law: What Social Workers should know

President Obama signed into law The Preventing Sex Trafficking and Strengthening Families Act (P.L. 113-183) that will: Encourage states to combat sex trafficking among youth in foster care, promote normalcy for foster youth; Help move more children from foster care into adoptive homes or the homes of relatives; and Increase the amount of child support provided to families in which ... Read More »

Older Youth in Foster Care NASW Specialty Practice Sections Webinar

Supporting the Education of Older Youth in Foster Care google sniper review Wednesday, December 07, 2011 Exclusively for NASW Sections Members 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM ET Credit Hours: 1 CEU(s) Presenter: • RoxanaTorrico Meruvia, MSW Moderator(s): • Sharon Issurdatt, ACSW, DCSW, LCSW Too often, older youth in foster care lag behind their peers when it comes to educational attainment. ... Read More »

Youth Aging out of Foster Care Webinar

Follow up questions to Ending Homelessness for Youth Aging Out of Foster Care Webinar Q: How many young people age out of foster care annually? A: According to the 2008 Adoption and Foster Care Analysis and Reporting System (AFCARS) 29,516 youth aged out of the foster care system. While the number decreased very slightly in 2009 to 29, 471, there ... Read More »

NASW Webinar on Youth Transitioning Out of Foster Care

Ending Homelessness among Youth Transitioning Out of Foster Care forex day trading system Thursday, December 16, 2010 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM ET Credit Hours: 1 CE(s) Too often, young people who leave foster care face housing needs upon discharge. buy levitra online no prescription Social workers can explore a range of housing options for youth. This webinar will online ... Read More »

Support Fostering Connections to Success and Increasing Adoptions Act of 2008 !

Take Action! On September 17, 2008, the House of Representatives unanimously passed H.R. 6893, the Fostering Connections to Success and Increasing Adoptions Act (H.R. 6893), by voice vote. This legislation targets specific deficiencies in the child welfare system and addresses some of the most important needs affecting foster children in America today, including extending federal foster care payments up to ... Read More »