Council Hosts Webinar Featuring New Resources to Support Immigrant Youth in Foster Care!

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This week, the Council partnered with the Center on Immigration and Child Welfare (CICW) to host a webinar about best practices for supporting immigrant youth in foster care!

 

We drew from our 3 priority statements from Supporting Immigrant Youth & Children in Foster Care, and heard from the CICW about common barriers faced in supporting immigrant youth in foster care and best practices that can be implemented to overcome them. You can view our powerpoint presentation here, and stay tuned for the webinar recording! You can also check out the data report that informed our priority here.

The CICW shared so many fantastic resources for practitioners working with immigrant youth in foster care:

Find all of these resources and more on this curated list of Key Immigration & Child Welfare Resources.

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The National Foster Care Youth & Alumni Policy Council, a partnership project administered by FosterClub and Foster Care Alumni of America with support from Casey Family Programs, convenes to provide federal stakeholders with relevant and timely information as policies and procedures are created that will affect children and families throughout the country. The Council represents a collective viewpoint of youth and alumni who have experienced the child welfare system first-hand.


The Center on Immigration and Child Welfare aims to improve programs and policies related to immigrant children and families involved in the public child welfare system. Their work includes original research, resource development and dissemination, training and technical assistance, and national leadership, including sponsoring cross-sector conferences, workgroups, and advocacy.

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