Register for Child Welfare Webinar on Connecting Kids to Family Through Casework


Every kid needs a family — which is why child welfare casework should focus on family relationships and permanence. To learn how public agencies can implement high-performing practices, join the Casey Foundation for Getting to Permanence: The Practices of High-Performing Child Welfare Agencies, a webinar at 2 p.m. EST on July 19, 2016.

June 30, 2016

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KIDS COUNT Checkup: A Look at Low-Birthweight Babies

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Today in America, about 1 in 13 newborns — 319,000 babies total — is born at a low birthweight. This statistic has fallen by more than 28,000 newborns in the last seven years, according to the KIDS COUNT Data Book.

July 20, 2016

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Preparing for the Road Ahead

Helping Young People Transition from Foster Care to Adulthood


This report reflects on the Jim Casey Youth Opportunities Initiative’s vision for building on its successes to help youth and young adults thrive socially, emotionally, financially, intellectually and physically.

August 16, 2016

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LGBTQ in Child Welfare

A Systematic Review of the Literature


This comprehensive review identifies and synthesizes literature on lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and questioning (LGBTQ) youth in America’s child welfare system. It shares individual publication summaries as well as common themes and best practices for child welfare professionals and policymakers dedicated to building brighter futures for LGBTQ youth.

September 22, 2016

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