➡ From Child Welfare Information Gateway NJ:
US: Beware of Lowering Expectations for Foster Youth (Opinion)
Chronicle of Social Change – January 27, 2017
Too many veteran social workers, caregivers, and mental health professionals lower their expectations of the young people within their influence. Of course, it’s important to start where the young person is, but too often the brokenness of the young person is so great that the expectations are drastically reduced in a well-meaning effort to set obtainable goals for small improvements.