YFC and DHS Commissioner Anne Marie Ambrone on WHYY Radio Times

DHS Commissioner Anne Marie Ambrose appeared on the first hour of WHYY Radio Times today to discuss DHS’s new initiative, “Improving Outcomes for Children.” At about -12:30, she begins to talk about getting input from foster youth to improve the system, and at -11:32, she specifically mentions and praises Youth Fostering Change and explains the Teen Success Agreement. 

Office for Victims of Crime video of Common Justice

VIDEO of Danielle Sered and Common Justice:

Meet the Fellows: Theodore Corbin, M.D.

Theodore Corbin is at the forefront of a growing awareness that the emergency room provides a pivotal and potentially life-changing moment in the lives of young people who end up there with intentional, nonfatal injuries such as gunshot, stab or other assault wounds.   Ted views violence as a public health issue and discusses his community-focused, hospital-based program designed to address the needs—physical, emotional and social—that victims of violence face after being released from the emerg

Meet the Fellows: Kathleen Creamer, Esq

Kathleen Creamer talks about the struggles that families endure during incarceration and as parents attempt to reassume the role of primary caretakers.  The challenges are even more daunting when the parent has a child in foster care. Children are often denied much-needed contact from their incarcerated parents and caregivers lack adequate financial and social support during parental incarceration.

Mothers in Prison Documentary

Stoneleigh Fellow Kathleen Creamer was among the interviewees for the documentary on mothers in prison from the University of Pennsylvania.  The documentary, titled "Pregnancy & Prisons", looks into the issues of shackling, prenatal care and custody rights for incarcerated mothers.

6ABC Video Essay: Youth Court is in Session

Action News photojournalist Gino Canella wrote about the Chester City High School Youth Court and the work of Stoneleigh Fellow Gregory Volz, which was featured on 6ABC's Action News on June 16, 2011.  Read the article here

Community Cinema: Stories of Young People who have been Victims of Intentional Violence

At WHYY's Community Cinema on February 22, 2011, two short videos produced by staff of Healing Hurt People were shown presenting the stories of young people who have been victims of intentional injuries (gunshot, stab, or assault wounds).  The videos focused on the feelings they experienced before, during, and after the incident — as well as how the support groups they are part of helped them recover and develop a supportive community.

Meet the Fellows: David Rubin, MD, MSCE

Learn more about Stoneleigh Fellow Dr. David Rubin's research on placement stability for children who have been placed in foster care. View the video here.

For more of David's work, please follow this link.

Meet the Fellows: Leslie Acoca, MA, MFT

Meet Stoneleigh Fellow Leslie Acoca in this new video, as she talks about her work with the Girls Health Screen project for girls entering juvenile detention. View the video here.

For more of Leslie's work, please follow this link.

Meet the Fellows: Candace Putter, MSS, LCSW

Stoneleigh Fellow Candace Putter explains that improving the education and training offered in juvenile justice facilities will help youth, upon their release, to have better chance at returning to school or obtaining meaningful employment. View the video here.

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