Episode 5: "What It Takes: Adult Stakeholders Supporting The Youth Experience"
In this episode, hosts Betsy Goulet and Rachael Kerrick-Brucker speak candidly with Joy Rios, executive director and founder of Connect with a Wish at Virginia Beach, about supporting youth through their experiences in the foster care system. This episode is Part One of our series on foster care experiences in honor of Foster Care Awareness Month in May 2022. We will magnify voices and share lived experiences to help us all shape the future in how we practice and serve child welfare. Please join us for this candid conversation about adult stakeholders supporting youth.
To reach out to Joy Rios: Contact at Connect with a Wish on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter
To reach out to Rachael or if you are interested in being part of a candid conversation: firstname.lastname@example.org
To learn more about the University of Illinois, Springfield Child Advocacy Studies program: https://www.uis.edu/cast/
To learn more about child welfare and human services technology and innovation: https://citi-us.com/#state-and-local