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Title:  

Illinois Families Now and Forever

 
 Volume/Number:  2003 1 Winter 
 Issuing Agency:  Department of Children and Family Services 0002
 Description:  Illinois Families Now and Forever is a publication from Department of Children and Family Services for families parenting children who are or have been in the department's care. This publication provides updates on department policy and useful information to help foster families. The publication extends the audience to include adoptive and guardianship families. Items in this issue: New name, look and audience for newsletter Take your marks in the race to financial aid DCFS scholarship applications now available Talking to teens about AIDS/HIV, STDs and unintended pregnancy Recommended reading for teens in foster care Statewide Council and Director award top agency implementation plans Free tax booklet offers help for foster and adoptive parents Discipline does not include manual restraint techniques New logs to monitor medication and behavior Illinois scores six federal Adoption Excellence Awards Create a Family Album before an adoptive placement From the Files Tell it like it is - families speak out A family for me 
 Agency ID:   
 ISL ID:  000000012329   Original UID: 6499 
  Documents:  20080805184808_Families03V1.pdf
 
 

Title:  

Illinois Families Now and Forever

 
 Volume/Number:  2003 3 Summer 
 Issuing Agency:  Department of Children and Family Services 0002
 Description:  Illinois Families Now and Forever is a publication from Department of Children and Family Services for families parenting children who are or have been in the department's care. This publication provides updates on department policy and useful information to help foster families. The publication extends the audience to include adoptive and guardianship families. Items in this issue: Head of governors DCFS Task Force takes top job Relative caregivers can provide paths to permanency Preventing childrens deaths with important safety precautions Look out for recalled products Explaining new health privacy standards Dont forget school physicals Explaining new health privacy standards Book Review: The Whole Life Adoption Book Adoption News Exchange Parenting tasks that facilitate childrens positive racial identity Tell it like it is Families speak out A family for me 
 Agency ID:   
 ISL ID:  000000012330   Original UID: 6501 
  Documents:  20080805185037_Families03V3.pdf
 
 

Title:  

Illinois Families Now and Forever

 
 Volume/Number:  2004 1 Winter 
 Issuing Agency:  Department of Children and Family Services 0002
 Description:  Illinois Families Now and Forever is a publication from Department of Children and Family Services for families parenting children who are or have been in the department's care. This publication provides updates on department policy and useful information to help foster families. The publication extends the audience to include adoptive and guardianship families. Items in this issue: From the DCFS Director Free tax booklet helps foster and adoptive parents DCFS updates foster parent training Crossroads booklet helps families prepare for college costs DCFS offers several ways to help pay for college education Teens prepare for adulthood with Life Skills Training Management Spotlight: Cynthia Moreno Getting youth ready for work DCFS can help with housing for young adults System of Care: support for children in foster care Foster parent appreciation essay contest Illinois wins three national Adoption Excellence Awards Post-Adoption/Guardianship Helpful Hints What is an adoption or guardianship subsidy? Tell it like it is - families speak out A family for me 
 Agency ID:   
 ISL ID:  000000012331   Original UID: 6505 
  Documents:  20080805185550_Families04V1.pdf
 
 

Title:  

Illinois Families Now and Forever

 
 Volume/Number:  2004 3 May 
 Issuing Agency:  Department of Children and Family Services 0002
 Description:  Illinois Families Now and Forever is a publication from Department of Children and Family Services for families parenting children who are or have been in the department's care. This publication provides updates on department policy and useful information to help foster families. The publication extends the audience to include adoptive and guardianship families. Items in this issue: From the DCFS Director: Foster Parent Appreciation Month 2004 DCFS Caregivers Conference sets record attendance ACR goes better with foster parents Dont forget school physicals Supervision is the key to preventing accidental drowning deaths DCFS INVITES YOU TO THE ILLINOIS STATE FAIR Tell it Like it Is Heres to the Times A family for me 
 Agency ID:   
 ISL ID:  000000012333   Original UID: 6509 
  Documents:  20080805185813_Families04V3.pdf
 
 

Title:  

Illinois Families Now and Forever

 
 Volume/Number:  2003 2 Spring 
 Issuing Agency:  Department of Children and Family Services 0002
 Description:  Illinois Families Now and Forever is a publication from Department of Children and Family Services for families parenting children who are or have been in the department's care. This publication provides updates on department policy and useful information to help foster families. The publication extends the audience to include adoptive and guardianship families. Items in this issue: New Governor sends message of thanks to Illinois foster parents DCFS says Good-bye as Jess McDonald leaves Director position Amendments To Licensing Standards For Foster Family Homes Placing children with older caregivers Statewide Foster Care Advisory Council Bulletin Statewide Council remembers charter member Donna Munson Tie up loose ends before traveling out of state with children DCFS INVITES YOU TO THE ILLINOIS STATE FAIR Adoption News Exchange MAP Unit is the SWAT Team to move problem cases to permanency Meet the Illinois Adoption Advisory Council Make plans for a childs future, in case you cant be there Tell It Like It Is Parents may be called for the national Services Review A family for me 
 Agency ID:   
 ISL ID:  000000012360   Original UID: 6500 
  Documents:  20080805184927_Families03V2.pdf
 
 

Title:  

Illinois Families Now and Forever

 
 Volume/Number:  2003 4 Fall 
 Issuing Agency:  Department of Children and Family Services 0002
 Description:  Illinois Families Now and Forever is a publication from Department of Children and Family Services for families parenting children who are or have been in the department's care. This publication provides updates on department policy and useful information to help foster families. The publication extends the audience to include adoptive and guardianship families. Items in this issue: DCFS scholars head to college From the DCFS Director New management team to emphasize coordinated decisions Management Spotlight: Velma Williams Early Childhood Services helps families of young children Car safety products can protect children of all ages DCFS is on the path to track down missing youth DCFS lifts 65 and over policy One Church/One Child seeks saints to care for children When It Works! Quick response to photo leads to adoptive home for pre-teen Post Adoption/Guardianship Helpful Hints: Subsidies After 18 Answers to Subsidy Questions Resources are available to families after adoption and guardianship On-line education makes training easy From the Files: Finger print reminder Tell it like it is - families speak out A family for me 
 Agency ID:   
 ISL ID:  000000012361   Original UID: 6502 
  Documents:  20080805185202_Families03V4l.pdf
 
 

Title:  

Illinois Families Now and Forever

 
 Volume/Number:  2003 5 Year End Edition 
 Issuing Agency:  Department of Children and Family Services 0002
 Description:  Illinois Families Now and Forever is a publication from Department of Children and Family Services for families parenting children who are or have been in the department's care. This publication provides updates on department policy and useful information to help foster families. The publication extends the audience to include adoptive and guardianship families. Items in this issue: From the DCFS Director Statewide Council honors top Implementation Plans From the Editor When using a medical card, your pharmacist can be your friend Save the date for the Spring Caregivers Conference March 26-28 News from the Illinois Adoption Advisory Council Foster Parent Checklist A family for me 
 Agency ID:   
 ISL ID:  000000012362   Original UID: 6504 
  Documents:  20080805185429_Families03V5.pdf
 
 

Title:  

Illinois Families Now and Forever

 
 Volume/Number:  2004 4 Summer 
 Issuing Agency:  Department of Children and Family Services 0002
 Description:  Illinois Families Now and Forever is a publication from Department of Children and Family Services for families parenting children who are or have been in the department's care. This publication provides updates on department policy and useful information to help foster families. The publication extends the audience to include adoptive and guardianship families. Items in this issue: From the DCFS Director Aging out of DCFS is tough, but youth remain hopeful Funds available for youth after adoption and guardianship Youth Advisory Board picks Foster Parents of the Year From grade school to graduation, help is a key stroke away Helping children learn is as easy as A-B-C Statewide Foster Care Advisory Council Bulletin When It Works! Teens connect with longlost relatives Chicago media market takes part in national recruitment campaign Superstation WGN hosts adoption forum Illinois Adoption Advisory Council Book Review: Adopting the Older Child A Memo to My Fellow Teachers Tell it like it is A family for me 
 Agency ID:   
 ISL ID:  000000012363   Original UID: 6514 
  Documents:  20080805185934_FamiliesNow04V4Summer.pdf
 
 

Title:  

Illinois Families Now and Forever

 
 Volume/Number:  2004 5 Fall 
 Issuing Agency:  Department of Children and Family Services 0002
 Description:  Illinois Families Now and Forever is a publication from Department of Children and Family Services for families parenting children who are or have been in the department's care. This publication provides updates on department policy and useful information to help foster families. The publication extends the audience to include adoptive and guardianship families. Items in this issue: From the DCFS Director 250 apply for 48 scholarships Youth in college get gifts from home Education funds More info on $3,000 grant Call someone who CARES when theres a crisis at 800-345-9049 Top Implementation plans all fall within one point of perfect Statewide Foster Care Advisory Council bulletin What readers say they want to read about in the newsletter DCFS hosts families at State Fair with ride and food benefits Clip and Share: 8 myths and realities about adoption Post Adoption/ Guardianship Helpful Hint Illinois Adoption Advisory Council Adoption Learning Partners launches two new on-line courses for families Adoption Study for Teens Support groups can get support, too Tell it like it is: Readers respond A family for me 
 Agency ID:   
 ISL ID:  000000012364   Original UID: 6516 
  Documents:  20080805190058_FamiliesNow04V5Fall.pdf
 
 

Title:  

Illinois Families Now and Forever

 
 Volume/Number:  2004 2 Spring 
 Issuing Agency:  Department of Children and Family Services 0002
 Description:  Illinois Families Now and Forever is a publication from Department of Children and Family Services for families parenting children who are or have been in the department's care. This publication provides updates on department policy and useful information to help foster families. The publication extends the audience to include adoptive and guardianship families. Items in this issue: From the DCFS Director Integrated Assessment aims to find solutions on the front-end Start planning summer camp fun for kids and families Dont forget! 2004 Reader Survey Statewide Advisory Council Bulletin New policy says only three unrelated children in foster home Adoption Study for Teens Illinois Adoption Advisory Council News Supreme Court issues new rules for TPR appeals Online adoption course available for attachment training Who do you call when Tell it Like it Is New Foster Family Handbooks available A family for me 
 Agency ID:   
 ISL ID:  000000012570   Original UID: 6508 
  Documents:  Families04V21.pdf
 
 

Title:  

Illinois Families Now and Forever

 
 Volume/Number:  2004 6 Holiday Edition 
 Issuing Agency:  Department of Children and Family Services 0002
 Description:  Illinois Families Now and Forever is a publication from Department of Children and Family Services for families parenting children who are or have been in the department's care. This publication provides updates on department policy and useful information to help foster families. The publication extends the audience to include adoptive and guardianship families. Items in this issue: From the DCFS Director, DCFS first agency to earn second stamp of approval, From the Editor, Assessing Integrated Assessment progress, Talk to your doctor about flu shots, Statewide Foster Care Advisory Council Bulletin, Illinois Celebrates Adoption, Post-Adoption Hint: Medical insurance after the subsidy ends, Bridging birth and foster families makes happier holidays, Vacation fun and learning, Tell it like it is: Readers respond, and A family for me. 
 Agency ID:   
 ISL ID:  000000012581   Original UID: 6567 
  Documents:  20080807184754_FamiliesNow04V6Holiday.pdf
 
 

Title:  

Illinois Families Now and Forever

 
 Volume/Number:  2005 1 Winter 
 Issuing Agency:  Department of Children and Family Services 0002
 Description:  Illinois Families Now and Forever is a publication from Department of Children and Family Services for families parenting children who are or have been in the department's care. This publication provides updates on department policy and useful information to help foster families. The publication extends the audience to include adoptive and guardianship families. Items in this issue: From the DCFS Director, 2004 booklet outlines foster care and adoption tax benefits, REGISTER today for Caregiver Institutes training for older youth, Get on your marks for college scholarships, DCFS partners help kids get to college, Actor Bruce Willis backs scholarship fund, Prepare youth for life with the new Casey Life Skills Curriculum, 2005 Reader Survey, Get the facts on adoption from US Census stats, Dominguez family wins national award, Post Adoption/Guardianship Hint: New way to find services in Cook County, Helping children understand adoption at different ages, Adoption Advisory Council boosts membership, Tell it like it is: Readers respond, and A Family for Me. 
 Agency ID:   
 ISL ID:  000000012583   Original UID: 6569 
  Documents:  20080807185247_FamNow2005-webversion.pdf
 
 

Title:  

Illinois Families Now and Forever

 
 Volume/Number:  2005 2 Spring 
 Issuing Agency:  Department of Children and Family Services 0002
 Description:  Illinois Families Now and Forever is a publication from Department of Children and Family Services for families parenting children who are or have been in the department's care. This publication provides updates on department policy and useful information to help foster families. The publication extends the audience to include adoptive and guardianship families. Items in this issue: From the DCFS Director, Child and youth investment teams offer new path to services, Ideas for managing behavior with Love and Logic, Get ready for summer camp, DCFS and Chapin Hall study placement changes, Safety Feature: Product recalls and lowering SIDS risk, Place baby on back to sleep to avoid SIDS, No honey for babies, Statewide Foster Care Advisory Council Bulletin, Adoption/Guardianship feature, Adoption Advisory Council Update, Tell it like it is - Reader Feedback, and A Family for Me. 
 Agency ID:   
 ISL ID:  000000012584   Original UID: 6570 
  Documents:  20080807185354_FNF05V2Spring.pdf
 
 

Title:  

Illinois Families Now and Forever

 
 Volume/Number:  2005 3 Foster Parent Appreciation 
 Issuing Agency:  Department of Children and Family Services 0002
 Description:  Illinois Families Now and Forever is a publication from Department of Children and Family Services for families parenting children who are or have been in the department's care. This publication provides updates on department policy and useful information to help foster families. The publication extends the audience to include adoptive and guardianship families. Items in this issue: Governor Blagojevichs Proclamation to foster parents, From the Director, Foster Parent Appreciation Month, Groups and associations offer advice and assistance statewide, DCFS INVITES YOU the Illinois State Fair, Movin On Up: News for youth moving to adulthood, DCFS to help develop national program to reduce child abuse, Teen Adoption Study: Youth are never too old to be adopted, Adoption Advisory Council update, Tell it like it is - Reader feedback, and A Family for Me. 
 Agency ID:   
 ISL ID:  000000012585   Original UID: 6571 
  Documents:  20080807185522_FNF05V3FPAppreciation.pdf
 
 

Title:  

Illinois Families Now and Forever

 
 Volume/Number:  2006 3 Foster Parent Appreciation 
 Issuing Agency:  Department of Children and Family Services 0002
 Description:  Illinois Families Now and Forever is a publication from Department of Children and Family Services for families parenting children who are or have been in the department's care. This publication provides updates on department policy and useful information to help foster families. The publication extends the audience to include adoptive and guardianship families. Items in this issue: Governor Blagojevich declares Foster Parent Appreciation Month, From the DCFS Director, Thank you caregivers, Invitation to the Illinois State Fair for caregivers, Foster and adoptive parent support group listing, Statewide Foster Care Advisory Council update, Pre-teen perceptions about adoption, Tell It Like it Is reader response, and A Family for Me Profiles. 
 Agency ID:   
 ISL ID:  000000012587   Original UID: 6578 
  Documents:  20080808184128_FNF06V3.pdf