Lifelong Families Permanency Case Practice Tools

Practice Guide

This set of practice tools offers guidance through questions, surveys, inventories and examples for helping social workers and supervisors understand and organize the case factors affecting permanency for a foster child. 

January 11, 2012

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The Lifelong Families Training Curriculum

Training Manual

Practice Guide

This child welfare training manual presents a comprehensive 2-day curriculum on the Lifelong Families permanency model for social worker training. It includes agenda, assignments, presentations, handouts, daily modules with timetable and more.

May 15, 2012

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Family to Family: Lessons Learned

Tools for Rebuilding Foster Care

Report

This report summarizes the lessons learned by the Casey Foundation in its implemetation of a reformed foster care strategy in which child welfare agencies work with families and communities to ensure child placements close to home. 

July 1, 2001

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Service Development in the AECF Mental Health Initiative for Urban Children

Final Evaluation Report

Report

This evaluation of a past Casey demonstration project examines mental health delivery to high poverty inner-city kids. This distinctively different venture hitting governance, service delivery and policies/procedures included many types of kids, focused on prevention, tapped community-based delivery settings and involved parents.

July 1, 2001

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Resident Involvement in Community Change

The Experiences of Two Initiatives

Report

Involving people in local neighborhood change creates problems as well as better solutions, as this report demonstrates through an examination of Casey's Plain Talk and Community Change for Youth Development philanthropy projects. 

June 1, 1999

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Accessing Credit Reports for Foster Youth

A Reference Guide for Child Welfare Agencies

Practice Guide

This publication gives practical guidance to child welfare workers on meeting the requirements of federal law for accessing and interpreting credit reports for foster youth until they age out of the system.

January 11, 2013

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Presentation

How to Fund Best Practices in Child Welfare

Policy recommendations designed to transform federal funding to support best practices in child welfare were the focus of this presentation delivered by Tracey Feild and Patrick McCarthy at an October 23, 2013, briefing on Capitol Hill.

October 23, 2013

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