Healthy Foster Care America (HFCA)

Resource Library

Welcome to the resource library! Here you can find many resources related to the health and well-being of children and teens in foster care.

Simply select the criteria for the resource you would like, and click SUBMIT to receive your results. The number of criteria selected will determine if your search results are more broad or more narrow.

External Resources are not a part of the Health Foster Care America Web site. The AAP is not responsible for the content of sites that are external to the AAP. Linking to a Web site does not constitute an endorsement by the AAP, the sponsors of the site, or the information presented on the site.

Aging Out
Dental Health
Developmental Health
Educational Health
Legal Issues
Medical Home
Mental/Behavioral Health
Physical Health
Systems of Care

Article (journal, research, etc)
Fact Sheet (tip sheet)
Form/Letter (checklist, letter, etc)
Handout (brochure, pamphlet, poster, etc)
Media (DVD, Webinars, YouTube, etc)
Policy Statement
Publication (book, manual, guidelines, handbook)
Report (technical/clinical, policy/research brief)
Web Site (program, project, web page)

Health care professionals
This includes pediatricians, family practice physicians, nurse practitioners, and others providing primary care for children and teens.
Mental health professionals
This includes social workers, psychologists, psychiatrists, and others providing mental health care for children and teens.
Child welfare professionals
This includes pediatricians, other physicians in medical specialties, child advocates, psychologists, and therapists.
Judges, attorneys, or child advocates
This includes all legal professionals, including judges, attorneys, guardian ad litems (GALs), Court-Appointed Special Advocates (CASAs), and other child advocates.
Policymakers and administrators
This includes professionals working at the national, state, and local level to develop policies and affect change for children in foster care, among others.
Children and families
This includes infants, children, teens, foster care alumni, birth parents, foster parents, and other caregivers.
AAP Chapters
This includes American Academy of Pediatrics Chapters working at the state and local level to affect change.

Check this box if you would like the results to show AAP materials only