This report addresses two core goals: (1) to document and analyze the frames and storytelling approaches that shape media and organizational discourse around the foster care system and (2) to identify the likely implications this discourse has on public thinking. It provides experts and advocates with a detailed understanding of the discursive environment in which they operate and offers initial recommendations about how to move it in more productive directions.
Stanford Center on Early Childhood
Cultural mindsets affect our ability to develop and advance new, innovative solutions to addressing inequities in early childhood. Framing can help shift these mindsets and create space and...
Framing Child Maltreatment
The science of framing can help us be more effective communicators. This is especially true on and issue like child maltreatment where people are quick to disengage and where there are a...
The Story We’re Telling About Youth Mental Health is Hurting Our Kids
There are four problems with the youth mental health crisis narrative.