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Building Community Partnerships, Step by Step

A guide for social workers, this manual shows why partnering with community members is essential for child welfare work and provides step by step guidelines for how to establish those relationships. 

Published December 5, 2005

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A Family for Every Child

Part of the Family to Family Tools for Rebuilding Foster Care series. The research highlighted in this publication identifies successful programs, policies, and strategies that have been helping older children find permanent families; as well as how lessons learned from programs and policy changes can be distilled into action steps.

Published January 1, 2005

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Family to Family: Lessons Learned

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. 

Published July 1, 2001

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The Need for Self-Evaluation

For many child welfare agencies data can be overwhelming and sometimes not useful. This document describes an attempt by the Family to Family Initiative to reinvent the way data in child welfare is used by creating better structures and processes for compiling data, conducting analyses, and linking data to evaluation.

Published January 1, 2001

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