child welfare

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Gender Diversity Training: Essential for Assisting Transgender Youth
Awareness and acceptance of issues transgender youth face can improve permanency and well-being and keep them off of the streets.

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Q&A: Serving Homeless Youth Who Run Away from Foster Care
Learn how to partner with your local child welfare agency to provide services for runaway foster youth.

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Toolkit Helps Youth Craft Transition Plans for Exiting Foster Care
The online resource is a collaboration between the U.S. Departments of Education, Health and Human Services, Housing and Urban Development, Transportation, and Labor.

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#NCFYtalk Recap: Teen Pregnancy Prevention Strategies for Runaway, Homeless, and Foster Care Youth
Here are some of the highlights of the Twitter chat we co-hosted with the Children’s Bureau’s Child Welfare Information Gateway.

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What is Being Done to Prevent Youth in Foster Care From Running Away?
Researchers reveal an individualized approach for motivating youth to stay in their foster care placements.

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Demonstration Project Supports Transitional Living Programs Working with LGBTQ Youth, Young Adults Who Left Foster Care After Age 18
The newly announced demonstration project will provide approximately eight awards of up to $625,000 each.

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Children’s Bureau Grant Helps Raise Trafficking Awareness Among Arizona Youth-Serving Professionals
The Arizona State University Office for Sex Trafficking Intervention Research is delivering information to child welfare workers, juvenile justice professionals, and more.

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Providing Extra Services to Pregnant Teens in Foster Care Improves Outcomes for Young Families
Learn about the kinds of services that help pregnant youth in foster care thrive.

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#NCFYtalk: Teen Pregnancy Prevention Strategies for Runaway, Homeless, and Foster Care Youth
Join us May 17 for an hour long Twitter chat to discuss the problem and promising interventions.

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Online Guide Helps Programs Prevent Teen Pregnancy Among Youth in Foster Care
Discover ways to target teen pregnancy prevention for youth in the child welfare system.


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