and Possible Selves
- the Fostering Futures
curriculum is rooted in research on a concept called "possible selves,” in which young people achieve their full potential by visualizing a positive self-identity to work toward and a negative one to avoid as well as set goals for the future and plan to achieve those goals.
2008Fostering Connections to Success Act
- federal legislation enacted to connect and support relative caregivers, improve outcomes for children in foster care, provide for tribal foster care and adoption access, improve incentives for adoption, and for other purposes.