April 04, 2012
- In this free archived webcast
from the National Resource Center for Permanency and Family Connections
(broadcast 3/28/12), Dr. Gerald Mallon, NRCPFC Executive Director, talks with Dr. Christopher Bellonci about psychotropic medication use among children and youth in care
. This webcast compliments past NRCPFC and National Technical Assistance Center for Children’s Mental Health
events, and discusses best practices regarding use, and oversight and monitoring of use, of psychotropic medications by children/youth in foster care, as well as the impact of the Fostering Connections Act. This webcast offered information on the role of child welfare staff in working with prescribers of medications, foster parents, birth parents, and children/youth in care.