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  • Resilience: Secrets of the strong-minded 16 Jul 2018 22:10 Mail & Guardian Can children be made more psychologically ‘resilient’ to traumas? “It was one of those perfect days. I think that’s what everyone remembers. And now whenever the day’s too perfect and the sky’s too blue, I think: what might happen?” September 11, 2001. …
  • State Highlights: Death Of Ill New Jersey Woman After Power Was Shut Off Raises Alarms; Oregon Serves As Model For Adult Foster Care System 16 Jul 2018 19:22 kaiserhealthnews.org Media outlets report on news from New Jersey, Oregon, New York, New Hampshire, Kansas, Vermont, North Carolina, Ohio, California, Maryland, Illinois, Pennsylvania, Georgia, Wisconsin, Tennessee and Virginia. The New York Times: ‘Totally Preventable’: How …
  • $177.1 Billion Labor-HHS-Education Moves Forward With Family Separation Changes 12 Jul 2018 22:22 Roll Call The House Appropriations Committee late Wednesday evening approved, 30-22, a $177.1 billion fiscal 2019 bill to fund the departments of Labor, Education, and Health and Human Services. The committee has now approved 11 of its 12 fiscal 2019 spending …
  • Ruling backs state cutoff of agency's rent payments 12 Jul 2018 08:30 Arkansas Democrat Gazette Arkansas regulators acted well within their authority when they cut off rent payments to a Pine Bluff social service organization that feeds hungry children and houses children in need of immediate shelter, a Pulaski County circuit judge ruled on …
  • New county program finds relations for foster kids 11 Jul 2018 04:13 Lima News LIMA — With a new pilot program, Allen County aims to decrease the number of children in foster care by placing them with relations. Known as 30 Days to Family, the program is designed to match foster children with extended kinship and family circles …
  • Proposed bill supports grandparents raising grandchildren 11 Jul 2018 00:16 WTOL.com OHIO (WTOL) - There's new effort to support grandparents who are suddenly raising children again.  It's another result of the opioid crisis. "If you're just a parent with a toddler, you know how difficult that is to care for them. Just …
  • Akron family talks about why they foster kids 10 Jul 2018 20:30 Newsnet 5 AKRON, Ohio - There's a growing need for foster families in Northeast Ohio More parents struggling with drug addiction means more kids being removed from their homes. Advocates say it's difficult to get people to sign up. One Akron family explains …
  • Protests and Offshore Drilling 06 Jul 2018 20:15 Sunbury News NEWS The Latest: 100s of protesters gather at Senate building Source: AP Thursday, June 28 CHICAGO (AP) — The Latest on immigrant parents and children separated at the U.S. border (all times local): 3:45 p.m. Hundreds of people have gathered at a Senate …
  • Child separation at border ‘abuse’ 06 Jul 2018 12:59 Detroit News Online Grand Rapids — Migrant children as young as 4 months old who were separated from parents seeking asylum at the southern border show signs of trauma but are receiving good care in Michigan, lawmakers said Thursday after a rare tour of a foster care …
  • Community works to help children overcome trauma 01 Jul 2018 14:30 CantonRep.com If a child experiences severe or persistent stress — known as toxic stress — the hormones that trigger a fight, flight or freeze response can damage their developing brain. The start of Jermaine Brack's speech about "whuppins" made the …