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In-Service Quiz, FP v23, n1
  1. How might a trauma history and “felt safety” (or a lack thereof) affect a child/youth’s success in school?
  2. This issue mentions many resources to help you support child/youth success in school. Name two you wish to explore further.
  3. What are two of Lisa DeMarco’s suggestions for navigating IEPs?
  4. What report will the NC Dept. of Health and Human Services use as a “roadmap” for improving our state’s child welfare system?
  5. What does Anna Morrison advise resource parents to do when a child/youth has or begins to develop a negative “school story”?
  6. What are “Best Interest Determination” meetings and what do they have to do with reducing school moves?
  7. Explain what SaySo is and name one significant change it went through in 2018.
  8. What are some “non-negotiables” in Buncombe County Schools’ trauma-informed Compassionate Schools initiative?
  9. What is the website address of NC’s newly-reformed statewide foster parent association?
  10. What’s one free course or resource on that interests you, and why?

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