Youth well-being in foster care: Using integrative, non-traditional approaches
Amelia Franck Meyer, Anu Family Services
Hudson, Wisconsin 55417
Vereinigte Staaten von Amerika
Nicholas Smiar, University of Wisconsin - Eau Claire, USA
Eau Claire, Wisconsin 54703 Type mismatch in parameter or wrong alpha code.
Concepts → Symposium A4
Mittwoch, 9. Oktober 2013
16.00 - 17.30
Anu Family Services serves children living in out-of-home care in 75 counties in the states of Wisconsin and Minnesota in the USA. The workshop will focus on a transformational approach to child welfare that takes an inclusive approach to each youth. Anu focuses on youths’ well-being in all areas of functioning: cognitive, physical health and development, emotional/behavioral, social, and spiritual. To achieve well-being, youth select and use non-traditional, integrative therapies, and non-traditional parenting approaches are employed that are trauma-informed. Traditional practice models in the U.S. focus on youth safety and finding youth permanent families when they leave out-of-home care. This approach considers those elements, and also seeks to ensure that youth are whole and well in all areas of their lives and are participants in that process.
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