Putting Science into Practice

March 2nd, 2017 // Placement Matching, Research

Sometimes scientific discoveries can take years to translate into changes in actual practice. In an important new paper, “Applying the Science of Child Development in Child Welfare Systems”, the Center on the Developing Child at Harvard University asks the question, “How can we use insights from cutting-edge science to improve the well-being and long-term life […]

Working to Uphold the Rights of Foster Children

December 7th, 2016 // Foster Child, Placement Matching

The Foster Child Bill of Rights, published by the National Foster Parent Association, is well known to most in the child welfare field. Ratified in 1973, it lists ten inherent rights of each child or youth in the foster care system. The Bill of Rights opens by directly identifying that these children depend on you […]