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Recently, the Child Welfare Information Gateway released a factsheet titled “Supporting Youth in Foster Care in Making Healthy Choices: A Guide for Caregivers and Caseworkers on Trauma, Treatment and Psychotropic Medications”, which is available for FREE through their website.
The guide touches on important topics including:
We encourage parents to review the information and talk about it with your child. One of my favorite takeaway’s from the factsheet is the list of questions to ask your child about therapy:
Children’s Bureau et al. (2015). Supporting youth in foster care in making healthy choices: A guide for caregivers and caseworkers on trauma, treatment, and psychotropic medications. Washington, DC: Author.