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The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act offers new health protections for youth in foster care. Expanded Medicaid coverage for youth leaving care is a critical benefits that advocates should leverage for older clients.
The digital age affects lawyers' ethical duties. Some quick tips to stay competent in the digital age.
Do adoption bonuses affect permanency for children in foster care? Some evidence shows broken adoptions may be linked to adoption bonuses.
Children who experience profound neglect have been found more prone to a behavior known as “indiscriminate friendliness,” characterized by an inappropriate willingness to approach adults, including strangers.
Poverty may have direct implications for important, early steps in the development of the brain, saddling children of low-income families with slower rates of growth in two key brain structures.
Prenatal exposure to alcohol severely disrupts major features of brain development that potentially lead to increased anxiety and poor motor function.
A new Urban Institute report explores policy and practice changes relating to maternal depression.
People with disabilities can be great witnesses. “Practitioners will need to tailor the interviewing approach to the child’s specific disability. Advance planning and efforts to meet the needs of each child will go a long way in making the interview comfortable for the child and productive for the case.
Barbara Lanford shares 5 strategies for investing in well-being of children in foster care.