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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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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

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Implications of COVID-19 on the Research and Evaluation Provisions of Family First

Family First was designed to help children at risk of entering foster care remain safely with their families, and to help children already in foster care live with families rather... (Read more)

Published Sep 8, 2020

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Title IV-E Clearinghouse: New Ratings

The Title IV-E Clearinghouse has released new ratings for the following programs and services: Incredible Years - Parents and Babies Program Incredible Years - Toddler Basic Program Incredible Years -... (Read more)

Published Sep 4, 2020

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Title IV-E Clearinghouse Programs & Services Planned for Review

The Title V-E Clearinghouse has developed a working list of the next programs and services planned for systematic review. The programs and services were identified and prioritized using the Clearinghouse’s... (Read more)

Published Sep 4, 2020

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Leveraging Federal IV-E Funding to Support Child and Parent Representation

A new federal funding source for legal representation of parents and children in child welfare cases aims to improve representation quality. A December 2018 federal policy change allows states to... (Read more)

Published Sep 4, 2020