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Oklahoma is recruiting more foster families

Recruiting Foster Parents and Strengthening Child Welfare in Oklahoma

August 6, 2019

In 2014, the Annie E. Casey Foundation partnered with the state of Oklahoma to introduce effective strategies to recruit and retain more foster families while…

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A guide on employing the Kinship Diversion Estimation Tool

Does Your Child Welfare Agency Divert Children to Kin?

August 5, 2019

This guide helps child welfare agencies deploy a simple online survey — the Kinship Diversion Estimation Tool — to gain a better understanding of how and when…

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Keys to Your Financial Future from the Annie E. Casey Foundation

Keys to Your Financial Future Participant Guides

July 23, 2019

This overview, written for older youth and young adults with foster care experience, introduces a curriculum aimed at helping participants gain the skills and know-how…

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Keys to Your Financial Future Curriculum

Keys to Your Financial Future Facilitator Guides

July 23, 2019

This guide helps facilitators administer a curriculum — developed by the Annie E. Casey Foundation’s Jim Casey Youth Opportunities Initiative — aimed at strengthening the financial literacy and…

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Family-Centered Community Change Report

July 9, 2019

In 2012, the Annie E. Casey Foundation began searching for partners for its seven-year Family-Centered Community Change™(FCCC) initiative. This report summarizes what the participating communities — Buffalo,…

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Extended foster care programs can improve outcomes for young people when designed well.

Promising Program Models for Extended Foster Care and Transition Services

July 8, 2019

This publication reviews promising state approaches to extended foster care. Programmatic elements covered include: eligibility, placement settings, case management models, case review and transition services. The end goal? Help child welfare leaders continue to improve the design of extended…

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Results Counts helps leaders learn the skills needed to drive change for kids and families.

Introduction to the Results Count™ Path to Equity

June 26, 2019

This introduction and an accompanying video describe four skills that help leaders to achieve better and more equitable results. The skills are part of Results Count, the…

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Download the 2019 KIDS COUNT Data Book at www.aecf.org/databook

2019 KIDS COUNT Data Book

June 17, 2019

The Casey Foundation's 2019 KIDS COUNT Data Book looks at how the child population has changed since 1990, as well as trends in child well-being over a…

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Reflections on Applying Principles of Equitable Evaluation

June 12, 2019

The Annie E. Casey Foundation enlisted WestEd to conduct four evaluations over a two-year period. This document revisits WestEd’s work and the authors’ broader experiences conducting research…

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