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Thursday's Child: Making the Child Welfare System Work for Older Youth

June 7, 2007
9:00-10:30 a.m.

Panelists discussed how best to serve the permanency needs of older youth, focusing on where adoption fits as a permanency goal, youth perspectives on placements and permanency, the availability of post-adoption services, and concurrent planning for children in their preteen years.


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Jennifer Ehrle Macomber, Urban Institute

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Laura Sessions Stepp, The Washington Post


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Britany Orlebeke, Chapin Hall Center for Children
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Karin Malm, Urban Institute
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Rudy Estrada, New York City Administration for Children's Services
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Madeleine Krebs, Center for Adoption Support and Education
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