Children entering the foster care system have often experienced serious trauma, but there is nothing inevitable about their life’s trajectories.

In this episode, Naomi and Ian discuss what happens to youth aging out of foster care, how the child welfare system can increase the recruitment and retention of foster parents, and the difference between child abuse and neglect.

Show Notes:
– Aging out of foster care… what now? (00:47)
– Finding new foster parents (04:03)
– Child abuse vs. child neglect (10:24)

Throwaway Kids (Kansas City Star)
Safe Families for Children


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