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National Adoption Month 2020 - Engage Youth: Listen and Learn

The Child Welfare Information Gateway developed a website for National Adoption Month 2020. The website includes resources for child welfare professionals, for legal professionals, and for youth. It also features... (Read more)

Published Sep 24, 2020

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The Guardian: A Quarterly Law Journal Published by NACC

The Guardian is a quarterly law journal published by the National Association of Counsel for Children (NACC) exclusively for its members. However, NACC has made the fall volume of their... (Read more)

Published Sep 24, 2020

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Building Communities of Hope: Creating a Better Future For Children & Families in a Time of Crisis

Casey Family Programs released a report that reflects the dramatically transformed landscape for children and families as the country confronts a global pandemic, economic disruption and its history of systemic... (Read more)

Published Sep 24, 2020

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Supporting Parenting and Expectant Teens in Foster Care

In the crush of child welfare, State and local agencies may struggle with providing appropriate and holistic services to older youth in care who are parents or expecting the arrival... (Read more)

Published Sep 17, 2020

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Virtual and Remote Workforce Needs

Child welfare professionals routinely meet with children and families in their communities. Sometimes environmental factors, such as a public health crisis, or situational factors, such as caseload and travel demands,... (Read more)

Published Sep 17, 2020

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Virtual Family Time: Tips for Families

Family time, also known as parent-child visits, is critical to promoting family bonding and setting the stage for successful reunification. Although in-person contact is preferred, there are extreme occasions when... (Read more)

Published Sep 17, 2020

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Title IV-E Prevention Services Clearinghouse: Public Call for Program & Service Recommendations

The Prevention Services Clearinghouse is pleased to announce that a public call for program and service recommendations is now open. This call is an opportunity for the public to recommend... (Read more)

Published Sep 17, 2020

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Education and Skills Training May Ease Transition to Adulthood for Young People Involved in Foster Care

Nearly 18,000 young people aged out of the foster care system in fiscal year (FY) 2018. In other words, the child welfare system failed to reunify these young people with... (Read more)

Published Sep 14, 2020

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COIVD-19: Foster Care and Education

The Legal Center for Foster Care and Education, the Juvenile Law Center, and the Education Law Center created a list of resources to assist local jurisdictions with education for youth... (Read more)

Published Sep 11, 2020

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First-of-its-Kind National Partnership Aims to Redesign Child Welfare Into Child- and Family Well-Being Systems

The Children's Bureau, Casey Family Programs, the Annie E. Casey Foundation, and Prevent Child Abuse America are partnering to launch a nationwide initiative to prove that it is possible to... (Read more)

Published Sep 8, 2020