Reality v. Perception
By Bill Grimm and Julian Darwall
Second of a 2-part series that looks at foster parents - who they are, who the public thinks they are, and how the public's perceptions of them is shaped by newspapers, magazines, and books, as well as movies and television.
Incorporating Teens into Traditional Legal Services Programs
By Roxanne Hoegger Alejandre and Angie Schwartz
This article proposes that, with effort and dedication, we can close the gaps in services to teens. The first section explores the special legal needs of youth, spotlighting two substantive areas on which legal aid has traditionally focused: domestic violence and public benefits. Then it provides the nuts and bolts of how to successfully work with teens. Sidebars highlight two innovative and successful teen programs sponsored by legal aid programs.
Keeping Siblings Together
Past, Present, and Future
By Emily Kernan
"The relationships people share with siblings are often the longest-lasting they will ever have. Siblings are there from the beginning, and they are often still around after parents, and even spouses and children, are gone."
October-December 2005 issue 3.7 MB, 36 pages.
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