Articles From December 2016

  • Presenting the Practice — December SWAN Units of Service Meeting

    Sue Wandolowski from KidsPeace shared a recent child-specific recruitment (CSR) case that reminds us we must do all we can to make sure youth who age out of care have connections, even though they often deny this need.  KidsPeace was working with a 19-year-old youth who went back into care after a failed adoption.  The youth “was successful and on the straight and narrow and looked to be in a good position to age out ...

    Posted on December 30th, 2016
  • Presenting the Practice - September 2016 SWAN Units of Service Meeting

    As part of the ongoing effort to share ideas from across Pennsylvania at the Units of Service (U.S.) meetings, we are featuring this “Present the Practice” segment.  Practices from agencies across Pennsylvania will be highlighted in this newsletter after each U.S. meeting.  Below are some ideas that agencies shared with attendees of the September 2016 meeting.



    Sheri Menichello from Children’s Service Center talked about having in-depth discussions with county agencies about ...

    Posted on December 13th, 2016