Thomas is a sweet and talkative young boy who is in placement with his younger brother. He struggled initially in placement with structure and eating more nutritiously, however he has improved his behavior in placement. Last school year, Thomas won awards for "Most Improved" and "Citizenship." Thomas likes to drink hot chocolate as a way to de-stress. Thomas has an IEP and is diagnosed with a specific learning disability. Thomas can be described as a happy-go-lucky and resilient child despite the trauma he witnessed with his mother.