Family to Family Resources
Family to Family Tools
Additional Family to Family Resources
Family to Family Tools
The Casey Foundation has developed specific tools for reforming child welfare. These were written by teams of our nation's leading experts on child welfare -- the people doing the work. Each is built on lessons learned working inside child welfare agencies and with community and political leaders.
For many of the following titles, you can view a one-page fact sheet or the complete manual. Download each of them below. Some titles are available in our Order Publications section.
For more information on publications or authors, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
Our Work Flyer Revised Spring 2006
This two-page flyer describes Family to Family's principles, outcomes, goals, and strategies.
Family to Family Key Elements
Key elements of the Family to Family's four core strategies: team decisionmaking, building community partnerships, self-evaluation, and recruitment, development, and support.
5 pages (PDF)
In addition, several booklets, videos, reprints and evaluation reports have been developed on the initiative. These can be downloaded below:
Family to Family: Reconstructing Foster Care
An Initiative Overview
Brochure - 11 pages (PDF)
Products of the Evaluation of Family to Family (available online only):
- Family to Family Evaluation Plan (2007)
- Family to Family Implementation Analysis Report (2007)
- Final Evaluation Report (1998)
The Challenges of implementing the initiative (1997) - 37 pages (PDF)
Family to Family: Building Bridges for Child Welfare with Families, Neighborhoods, and Communities. An article reprinted from the December 1999 issue of POLICY & PRACTICE, the journal of the American Public Human Services Association.
Reprint - 6 pages (PDF)
Spanish version (PDF)
- The Annie E. Casey Foundation: Family to Family Initiative (includes four videos in English and Spanish: Building Partnerships in Child Welfare (16 min.); Team Decisionmaking: Involving Family and Community in Child Welfare Decisions (21 min.); Voices of Youth: Supporting Adolescents in Foster Care (17:30 min.); and Make a Difference (10:05 min.) Available in Order Publications
- Building Partnerships in Child Welfare (16 min)
- Building Partnerships in Child Welfare - Spanish subtitled version (16 min)
- Team Decisionmaking: Involving Family and Community in Child Welfare Decisions (21 min.)
- Voices of Youth: Supporting Adolescents in Foster Care (17 1/2 min.)
- Make a Difference (10:05 min)
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At the Table: A national newsletter written for and by Team Decisionmaking facilitators and supervisors to exchange site news, practice information and announcements. Read the Summer 2008 issue.
Undercounted. Underserved. Immigrant and Refugee Families in the Child Welfare System
56 pages (PDF)
The Annie E. Casey Foundation and the Family to Family initiative are collaborating with the following partners. In addition to the resources below, you may view their websites for more information about these organizations.
Youth Communication publishes the following newsletters:
Family Violence Prevention Fund publications: