Joining the military is a life-changing decision. A new youth-friendly guide from the Children’s Bureau answers many common questions a youth or their caregiver might have about foster care and the military.
New briefs from ACF highlight three types of developmental assets youth need for success in adulthood and ways the foster care system can help facilitate their preparation: education, financial literacy and asset-building, and employment programs.
Disability.gov will launch its third “No Boundaries” Photo Project series this spring by profiling four individuals with disabilities who showcase employment success. See our new feature article on this project.
The Federal Partners in Transition (FPT), a workgroup with representatives of several federal agencies, was formed in 2005 to support all youth, including youth with disabilities, in successfully transitioning from school to adulthood.
Presented by the Urban Institute and NIC, this webinar will highlight innovative and promising programs and practices that community-based organizations and government agencies across the country have implemented to reduce trauma among children whose parents have been involved with the justice system. The webinar has been divided into four distinct sessions. Participants are invited to join one or more of the sessions.
Developed by the American Psychological Association, this resource can help parents develop resilience in their children, which can prepare them to face and overcome negative experiences throughout life. It provides information for fostering resilience in the home, the community, the child care environment, and at school.