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Public Awareness

Raising public awareness about the scope and serious impact of child traumatic stress on the safety and healthy development of America's youth is central to raising the standard of care and increasing access to quality services for traumatized children and their families.

National Foster Care Month

May was first declared as National Foster Care Month in 1988. Since then, May has been a time to acknowledge the contributions of foster caregivers and the needs of children in foster care.