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Explore how child welfare professionals and organizations can build capacity for implementing the reasonable and prudent parent standard (RPPS) for children and youth in foster care. 


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Get informed about creating normalcy for LGBTQ children and youth in foster care and browse relevant examples.


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Explores the Youth Thrive Protective and Promotive Factors Framework, which is designed to support agencies in their efforts to help youth achieve healthy development and well-being as well as reduce the impact of negative life experiences, including toxic stress and trauma.


Learn how to support state planning and implementation of the reasonable and prudent parent standard (RPPS), which is required by the Preventing Sex Trafficking and Strengthening Families Act (P.L. 113–183), to help children and youth in foster care experience normal childhood and adolescent activities.