The 2015 California Foster Youth Education Summit kicked off today at the Hilton Hotel in Pasadena, California. There are over 40 workshops and keynote speakers during the two day summit. FosterClub Staff, California Youth Ambassadors, California Scholars, California Youth Connection, child welfare professionals, supportive adults, and many more have come to participate.
California Youth Ambassadors Jazmin Favela and Paige Moore Drew, along with FosterClub's Kayla VanDyke facilitated a trauma informed practice roundtable. Youth discussed the challenges and trauma faced by many young people in foster care. The conversation focused on the need for trauma informed care, and educated adult supporters.