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Bill of Rights & Responsibilities

         

        


               Get It Right : Bill of Rights For Youth in Foster Care

 

This video was made in response to each right in the Bill of Rights and what it meant to the youth speaking in this video.  These are examples of our passion for this project and our belief in youth voice and adult partnership.

 

IOWA FOSTER CHILD AND YOUTH BILL OF RIGHTS
 
 You have the right to be treated with respect
 You have the right to be safe and well cared for
 You have the right to be who you are
 You have the right to lifelong family connections
 You have the right to be fully informed about what is happening to you
 You have the right to be told why you are in the child welfare system
 You have the right to know when court hearings are scheduled and to
    attend hearings regarding your care
 You have the right to a qualified advocate
 You have the right to adequate health care, including mental health care
 You have the right to a good, stable education
 You have the right to receive skills, knowledge and resources needed
    to be an independent adult
 You have the right to permanency
 You have the right to seek assistance if these rights aren’t being met

 

To read the Bill of Rights    CLICK HERE


To read the Responsibilities of Youth     CLICK HERE

 

To read the poster containing both the Bill of Rights & the Responsibilities of Youth     CLICK HERE

 

The "Get It Right Guide Book" contains answers for youth about foster care and the juvenile justice system.  CLICK HERE

 

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