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Message ID: 8692
Date: 2010-11-09

Author:Carol Duncan

Subject:RE: developmental tasks, adolescence and out of home care

In addition to the comments already made by other posters, I would add that the adolescent in out-of-home care may be challenged by unfinished developmental tasks (social/emotional) that should have been mastered at a younger age, as well as the long term effects of trauma. As I'm sure you are aware, the fact that the child is in foster care is not the only variable in the child's completion of the primary developmental tasks of adolescence. Carol S. Duncan, LCSW Manager, Child Abuse and Domestic Violence Prevention Office Dallas Independent School District 2909 N. Buckner Blvd., Suite 505 Dallas, TX 75228 (972) 502-4182 Fax: (972) 794-3528 cduncan@dallasisd.org Confidentiality Notice: This email message, including all attachments, is for the sole use of the intended recipient(s) and may contain confidential student and/or employee information. Unauthorized use and/or disclosure is prohibited under the federal Family Education Rights & Privacy Act (20 U.S.C. §1232g, 34 CFR Part 99, 19 TAC 247.2, Texas Government Code 552.023, Texas Education Code 21.355, 29 CFR 1630.14(b)(c)). If you are not the intended recipient, you may not use, disclose, copy or disseminate this information. Please call the sender immediately or reply by email and destroy all copies of the original message, including attachments.

In addition to the comments already made by other posters, I would add that the adolescent in out-of-home care may be challenged by unfinished developmental tasks (social/emotional) that should have been mastered at a younger age, as well as the long term effects of trauma. As I'm sure you are aware, the fact that the child is in foster care is not the only variable in the child's completion of the primary developmental tasks of adolescence. Carol S. Duncan, LCSW Manager, Child Abuse and Domestic Violence Prevention Office Dallas Independent School District 2909 N. Buckner Blvd., Suite 505 Dallas, TX 75228 (972) 502-4182 Fax: (972) 794-3528 cduncandallasisd.org Confidentiality Notice: This email message, including all attachments, is for the sole use of the intended recipient(s) and may contain confidential student and/or employee information. Unauthorized use and/or disclosure is prohibited under the federal Family Education Rights & Privacy Act (20 U.S.C. §1232g, 34 CFR Part 99, 19 TAC 247.2, Texas Government Code 552.023, Texas Education Code 21.355, 29 CFR 1630.14(b)(c)). If you are not the intended recipient, you may not use, disclose, copy or disseminate this information. Please call the sender immediately or reply by email and destroy all copies of the original message, including attachments.