The Family Room Blog

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Honoring Those Who Help Children Find ‘Forever Families’

Adoption Excellence Awards spotlight people who contribute greatly to moving children from foster care to permanent homes.

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National Survey Explores the Perceptions of Search Process for Child Care

National Survey of Early Care and Education Household Survey suggests parents’ perceptions and search process for non-parental care vary by household income, child’s age and household race/ethnicity.

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Reviewing Home Visiting: A Look at Models for At-Risk Pregnant Women, Mothers, and Children across the Country and in Tribal Communities

Recent review of the home visting program found that three new models met the HHS criteria for evidence of effectiveness.

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The Marketplace is Open!

Open enrollment in the Marketplace runs through Feb. 15, 2015.

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Get Ready to Enroll in Marketplace Coverage

Starting Nov. 15, you’ll be able to apply and enroll in 2015 Marketplace coverage.

A student at Lakota Woglaka Wounspe, an immersion school supported by Oglala Lakota College and current ANA grantee.

Building Children’s Protective Factors : The Extra Effect of Language Programs

Positive cultural identity and confidence go hand in hand with language gains.

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Who are Disconnected Youth? A Look at Victims of Child Maltreatment

Three years after being reported as a victim of maltreatment, 15 percent of youth ages 16-24 meet the criteria for being “disconnected.”

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Trends in Healthcare Workforce and Employment

Implications for training and support programs.

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I’m Covered Stories: A Just-in-Time Convert to Health Insurance

Robert realized late last year that he had a growth on his tonsils. He got covered through the Health Insurance Marketplace and made his first doctor’s appointment.

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The Kerin Family

Brothers Joe, Cody and Brandon tell people that being adopted is one of the best things that ever happened to them.

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