Research team makes progress on system to screen for trauma in foster youths

Medical Xpress – October 24, 2014
Researchers in the University of Kansas School of Social Welfare have completed initial efforts to learn more about adoption and the foster care system in Kansas, particularly about the challenges and facilitators of successful adoptions. The efforts are part of the Kansas Adoption Permanency Project, created to enact trauma screening and functional assessment for all children who enter foster care and improve adoption outcomes for children, families and the state. KAPP is funded by a five-year, $2.5 million grant from the Children’s Bureau of the Administration for Children and Families, part of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.

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