➡ From Child Welfare Information Gateway NJ:
US: Child Welfare Ideas from the Experts, #3: Fighting Bias, Stereotypes of Foster Youth
Chronicle of Social Change – July 27, 2016
Wichman calls for Congress to require states to ensure that every foster youth has an advocate – not their caseworker – whose job is to advocate for the child’s best interests. Conversations between the child and advocate should be considered confidential and privileged.