Every moment before this one is dependent on this one.

I wish I had remembered this note existed when I was in graduate school and we were learning about trauma. When reading through this I found so many things I was struggling with relate to known psychological ramifications of attachment issues and trauma. I hope this is useful to those of you following this siteContinue reading “Every moment before this one is dependent on this one.”

Impacts of Foster Youth Transitional Living Programs

Introduction             According to the National Association of Social Workers (NASW) (2008), the primary mission of social workers is to enhance the lives of individuals who are vulnerable, oppressed, or living in poverty.  One of the most vulnerable, poverty stricken, and overlooked populations in the United States today is comprised of former foster children thatContinue reading “Impacts of Foster Youth Transitional Living Programs”

Third Foster Home Diary Entries Age 14

Before you, the reader read these entries, I wanted you to know that there are some very upsetting things you will read about in here in relation to the foster setting. Over a decade after I wrote these entries I found out that Sunshine, one of my social workers, did believe what I told herContinue reading “Third Foster Home Diary Entries Age 14”