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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Brain Research Points to Better Results for Foster Care Youth

The Adolescent Brain: New Research and Its Implications for Young People Transitioning from Foster Care, a report released by the Jim Casey Youth Opportunities Initiative, synthesizes neuroscience research confirming that in the teenage years the brain undergoes a period of development – and a window of learning opportunity – similar to the early years of childhood.

May 2, 2012

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How Casey Promotes Permanence for Kids in Child Welfare

The Casey Foundation believes all children need and deserve a family, and, therefore, has invested significantly in advancing permanence for those children and young people in the foster care system. Permanence can take the form of a return to birth family, kinship care, guardianship or adoption.

February 5, 2012

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