Lifting Youth Voice and Choice
Child Welfare Information Gateway National Foster Care Month: 2021
Federal Publication/Policy Instrument
Published: May 2021
Administration on Children, Youth and Families 3rd Floor 330 C Street, SW
Washington, DC 20201
Details a youth advocate's time in foster care where she experienced multiple placements and the negative feelings she had as a result. Now, she works to harness youth voice to improve placement transitions. This Real-Life Story was developed as part of National Foster Care Month 2021.
CHILD PLACEMENT; FOSTER CARE; FOSTER FAMILIES; PLACEMENT DISRUPTION; PLACEMENT STABILITY; ADOLESCENT DEVELOPMENT; LIVED EXPERIENCE