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Recruitment, Training, and Support: The Essential Tools of Foster Care

July 18, 2001

This practice guide explains family-centered foster care and shows how foster families can be recruited, trained, supported and retained to insure the best outcome for…

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Systems Reform in the Jobs Initiative

July 3, 2001

This policy brief looks at the challenges and opportunities of pursuing systems change related to job retention and advancement for low-income workers. 

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Service Development in the AECF Mental Health Initiative for Urban Children

July 1, 2001

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…

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Family to Family: Lessons Learned

July 1, 2001

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…

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A Path Forward for Camden

June 13, 2001

This report examines the current state of Camden, New Jersey at the time of this report and the story behind its downfall. It also outlines…

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Adult Communication and Teen Sex

June 9, 2001

Between 1993 and 1998, the Annie E. Casey Foundation rolled out a pregnancy prevention initiative called Plain Talk in five low-income urban neighborhoods. This report…

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Casey Connects: Summer 2001

June 1, 2001

This issue of Casey Connects spotlights transitions. It unveils three new Foundation initiatives breaking fresh ground and highlights the racially impactful, Oscar-nominated film Legacy, revealing a family’s transformation in ghetto Chicago after the murder of their…

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Family Circles, Sharing Our Experiences

May 17, 2001

This paper describes using study circles to engage residents in three Making Connections initiative neighborhoods. 

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Replicating Detention Reform

April 1, 2001

This report compares two reform initiatives with nearly identical objectives yet drastically different final chapters. Readers will learn how officials successfully reduced local detention center…

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