References

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Why Fostered and Misunderstood?

Bowlby, J. (1982).  Attachment and Loss: Retrospect and Prospect.  American Journal of Orthopsychiatry, 52(4), 664-678.

Fonagy, P. & Target, M. (1997).  Attachment and reflective function:  Their role in self-organization.  Development and Psychopathology, 9(04), 679-700.

Hollan, D. (2008).  Being there:  On the imaginative aspects of understanding others and being understood.  Ethos, 36(4), 475-489.

The Lived Experience of Foster Care

Florida Department of Children and Families.  (2009).  Gabriel Myers Work Group Presentation. Retrieved from http://www.dcf.state.fl.us/initiatives/GMWorkgroup/docs/GMPresentation.pdf

Lindemann, H.  (2014).  Holding and letting go:  The social practice of personal identities.  New York, NY:  Oxford Press.

Russon, J. (2003).  Human Experience:  Philosophy, Neurosis, and the elements of everyday life.  Albany, NY:  State University of New Your Press.

Foster Care as an Adjective

Nayyirah Waheed salt.

Broken Stories

Banksy.  Girl with A Balloon.  South Bank of London.

Banksy.  Heart Balloon.  Brooklyn, New York.

Kirmayer, L.J.  (2000).  Broken Narratives:  Clinical encounters and the poetics of illness experience.  In Mattingly and Garro, Narrative and the Cultural Construction of Illness and Healing (pp. 181-211). Berkeley and Los Angeles: University of California Press.

Listen Carefully…A Podcast

Hill, D. (2015).  Affect regulation theory:  A clinical model.  New York, NY:  W.W. Norton & Company.

Shahova, D.  (2010).  Dreams of trees. Fairy forest (cd).  Los Angeles, California:  FFM Records.  https://oldowl.bandcamp.com

Shahova, D.  (2010).  Into the light. Fairy forest (cd).  Los Angeles, California:  FFM Records. https://oldowl.bandcamp.com

Shahova, D.  (2010).  Moon saturday. Fairy forest (cd).  Los Angeles, California:  FFM Records.  https://oldowl.bandcamp.com

Shahova, D.  (2010).  Winter smoke. Fairy forest (cd).  Los Angeles, California:  FFM Records.  https://oldowl.bandcamp.com 

Turney, K. and Wildeman, C.  (2017).  Adverse childhood experiences among children placed in and adopted from foster care:  Evidence from a nationally representative survey.  Child Abuse & Neglect, 64, 117-129.

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Administration for Children and Families, Administration on Children, Youth and Families, Children’s Bureau.  The AFCARS Report, http://www.acf.hhs.gov/programs/cb, 2015.

Villodas, M.T., Cromer, K.D., Moses, J.O., Litrownik, A.J., Newton, R.R., and Davis, I.P.  (2016).  Unstable child welfare permanent placements and early adolescent physical and mental health:  The roles of adverse childhood experiences and post-traumatic stress.  Child Abuse & Neglect, 62, 76-88.

ACEs…Great in Poker not in Childhood

American Psychological Association.  (2017).  The road to resilience.     http://www.apa.org/helpcenter/road-resilience.aspx

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.  (2016).  (Graphic illustration of ACEs Pyramid).  Mechanism by which adverse childhood experiences influence health and well-being throughout the lifespan.  Retrieved from https://www.cdc.gov/violenceprevention/acestudy/about.html .

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.  (2016). (Graphic illustration of number of ACEs).  How common are ACEs?  Retrieved from https://www.cdc.gov/violenceprevention/acestudy/ace_graphics.html.

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.  (2016). (Graphic illustration of number of ACEs on 2010 BRFSS).  How common are ACEs?  ACE score prevalence for participants completing the ACE module on the 2010 BRFSS.  Retrieved from https://www.cdc.gov/violenceprevention/acestudy/ace_graphics.html.

Felitti, V.J., Anda, R.F., Nordenberg, D., Williamson, D.F., Spitz, A.M., Edwards, V., Koss, M.P., and Marks, J.S.  (1998).  Relationship of childhood abuse and household dysfunction to many of the leading causes of death in adults.  American Journal of Preventative Medicine, 14(4), 245-258.

Turney, K. and Wildeman, C.  (2017).  Adverse childhood experiences among children placed in and adopted from foster care:  Evidence from a nationally representative survey.  Child Abuse & Neglect, 64, 117-129.

Got Your ACEs Score?  https://acestoohigh.com/got-your-ace-score/ .

Has Compassion Disappeared?

Hacking, I.  (1991).  The making and molding of child abuse.  Critical Inquiry, 17, 253- 288.

Youth Advocacy and Leadership in Child Welfare

Ben-Arieh, A. (2005).  Where are the children?  Children’s role in measuring and monitoring their well-being.  Social Indicators Research, 74, 573-596.  

Fostering Resilient Outcomes

Luthar, S. and Cicchetti, D.  (2000).  The construction of resilience:  Implications for interventions and social policies.  Development and Psychopathology, 12, 875-885.

Images 

Feelings of Youth in Foster Care

Featured Image:  http://www.pbs.org/parents/adventures-in-learning/2016/01/make-feelings-faces-chart/ 

Boy Against Wall:  http://www.medicaldaily.com/child-abuse-and-neglect-make-kids-more-likely-grow-chronic-migraines-315788

What About My Education?  

Featured Image:  http://derecho.ucm.es/sistema-de-calidad 

What’s that Podcast About?  

Featured Image:  http://www.hrbchdr.com/blog

Listen Carefully…A Podcast 

Featured Image:  http://www.chobirdokan.com/4364/sad-boy-wallpaper-hd/ 

ACEs…Great in Poker not in Childhood 

Children:  http://cps.edu/schools/earlychildhood/Pages/EarlyChildhood.aspx

Playing cards:  http://www.freestockphotos.biz/stockphoto/8217

Has Compassion Disappeared?

Hand holding picture:  http://hope1032.com.au/stories/life/social-justice/2015/i-was-a-salvadoran-refugee-amalias-story/ 

Nelson Mandela Quote:  http://www.azquotes.com/quotes/topics/compassion.html 

The Luggage of Foster Care

Featured Image:  https://baltimorebrickbybrick.com/category/bricks/ 

Photo Essay

Music

Ofelia’s Dream www.bensound.com

http://www.bensound.com/royalty-free-music/cinematic

Slide 2:  Every Two Seconds

https://www.fosterclub.com

Slide 3:  Alone

https://gogetfunding.com/please-support-our-new-home-for-foster-children/?show_desktop=1

Slide 4:  Angry and Angry with Hearts

http://www.expressivehearts.com/art_gallery.html

Slide 5:  Voices of Children

http://www.conservativedailynews.com/2011/04/foster-care-who-hears-the-voice-of-the-children/

Slide 6:  Are you my Mommy?

Foster Care Alumni of America. (2011). Postcards from the soul. Alexandria, VA: Author.

Slide 7:  Foster Care and PTSD

https://www.fosterclub.com

Slide 8:  What I Want in a Family

http://oklahomacity.citymomsblog.com/5-reasons-why-we-became-foster-parents/

Slide 9:  Do Not Enter Heart

Foster Care Alumni of America. (2011). Postcards from the soul. Alexandria, VA: Author.

Slide 10:  Lost Identity

Foster Care Alumni of America. (2011). Postcards from the soul. Alexandria, VA: Author.

Slide 11:  Enter Foster Care/Exit Foster Care

http://mywriterssite.blogspot.com/2015/09/its-not-all-right-to-be-foster-kid.html

Slide 12:  Trust Issues

https://www.aol.com/article/lifestyle/2016/08/17/brutally-honest-confessions-from-people-who-have-been-in-foster/21453669/

Slide 13:  Feelings in My Head

Foster Care Alumni of America. (2011). Postcards from the soul. Alexandria, VA: Author.

Slide 14:  Don’t Call Me a Foster Kid

https://www.facebook.com/wefostercare

Slide 15:  Never Had a Family

Foster Care Alumni of America. (2011). Postcards from the soul. Alexandria, VA: Author.

Slide 16:  I Don’t Want Promises

Foster Care Alumni of America. (2011). Postcards from the soul. Alexandria, VA: Author.

Slide 17:  Follow Your Dreams

http://www.conservativedailynews.com/2011/04/foster-care-who-hears-the-voice-of-the-children/

Slide 18:  Life’s A Journey

Foster Care Alumni of America. (2011). Postcards from the soul. Alexandria, VA: Author.

Slide 19:  Insecurities

http://quotesgram.com/insecurity-in-relationships-quotes/

Slide 20:  Family I Dreamt Of

Foster Care Alumni of America. (2011). Postcards from the soul. Alexandria, VA: Author.

Slide 21:  Self Portrait

http://www.artworks-orlando.org/i-can-see-clearly-now

Slide 22:  What No One Tells You

Foster Care Alumni of America. (2011). Postcards from the soul. Alexandria, VA: Author.

Slide 23:  Law and Love Tiles

http://legacy.wbur.org/2012/08/24/massachusetts-foster-care

Slide 24:

I Need You to Care

Foster Care Alumni of America. (2011). Postcards from the soul. Alexandria, VA: Author.

Slide 25:  Foster Care Isn’t Easy

Foster Care Alumni of America. (2011). Postcards from the soul. Alexandria, VA: Author.

Slide 26:  Pictures of Me

Foster Care Alumni of America. (2011). Postcards from the soul. Alexandria, VA: Author.

Slide 27:  Don’t Miss the Family I didn’t Have

Foster Care Alumni of America. (2011). Postcards from the soul. Alexandria, VA: Author.

Slide 28:  Walking Alone

Foster Care Alumni of America. (2011). Postcards from the soul. Alexandria, VA: Author.

Slide 29:  Silent Cries

Foster Care Alumni of America. (2011). Postcards from the soul. Alexandria, VA: Author.

Slide 30:  Dignity and Respect

https://www.thunderclap.it/projects/26939-trashbags-aren-t-luggage

Slide 31:  Children vs Adults

http://foster-adoptive-kinship-family-services-nj.org/foster-care-quotes/

The Lived Experience of Foster Care

Featured Image:  http://www.weave.org.au/b/index.php/about-weave/our-publications/weave-evaluation-stories-lived-experience/ 

Fostering Resilient Outcomes 

Featured Image:  http://www.publicdomainpictures.net/view-image.php?image=133130&picture=flower

Youth Advocacy and Leadership in Child Welfare 

Featured Image:  http://colorfully.eu/be-the-change-you-want-tot-see-in-the-world-facebook-cover/

A Guide for Youth:  Understanding Trauma

Featured Image:  http://www.childtraumaacademy.com/surviving_childhood/lesson01/printing.html