Evaluating the Children and Family Fellowship

…A recently released evaluation of the Annie E. Casey Foundation’s Children and Family ... their organizations worked on behalf of children in low-income communities. Applying tools and skills from ... challenges and using action commitments to encourage progress. “The goal of the Children and Family ... on behalf of children and families,” says Barbara Squires, the Foundation’s director

May 19, 2020

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Making Results Count

Influencing Organizations to Achieve Population Results Through the Casey Children and Family Fellowship

…This report shares results from an evaluation of the Annie E. Casey Foundation’s Children ... sector executives transform the way their organizations work on behalf of children in low-income ... for children and families. The evaluation’s results are encouraging and show how capable leaders can ... An overview of Casey’s Children and Family Fellowship Program.

May 19, 2020

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10 Ways Juvenile Probation Can Meet the Coronavirus Challenge

…adapt practices matters. Probation powerfully affects the lives of court-involved youth and can ... ;s families and communities as partners to provide the kinds of support that youth on probation need now ... for modernizing juvenile probation. 1. Maximize diversion from juvenile court Divert youth from the court system ... safety. For youth whose cases were initiated just before and during this pandemic, courts should consider

May 13, 2020

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LEAP Partners Adapt to Support Youth Amid COVID-19 Pandemic

youth that includes information on student employment opportunities, emergency child care options, low ... ; NMCAN invited leaders from the New Mexico Children, Youth and Families Department to participate ... income and employment opportunities; balancing work, child care and homeschooling responsibilities ... system. Some examples of the ways local LEAP partners are working with youth to respond to their needs

May 12, 2020

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To Do Better by Kids, Build a Bigger Bench of Loving, Caring, Supportive Adults

…Foster Parent Payments During COVID-19 How Child Welfare Leaders Can Help Older Youth During COVID-19 ... crisis. To help highlight the importance of supporting children and youth in foster care, as well ... a former foster parent of teenagers. This article highlights her experiences as a child welfare ... professional and a foster parent, and how they influenced her work to improve the lives of children

May 6, 2020

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Webinar Shows How to Develop a Preventive Child Welfare Practice Model

…In a recorded webinar, a child welfare leader discusses how to keep elements of a preventive ... Family First, a new paper from the Annie E. Casey Foundation that helps child welfare agencies develop ... . The webinar features an interview with Jacqueline O. McKnight, deputy director of child and family services ... series, Leading With Evidence: Informing Practice With Research, which focuses on how child welfare

May 4, 2020

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Using the Family First Act to Help Families With Substance Use Disorders

Children and Family Futures (CFF) and the Annie E. Casey Foundation recently partnered to host ... Disorder Provisions of the Family First Prevention Services Act: A Toolkit for Child Welfare and Treatment ... Stakeholders. The toolkit is designed to guide state child welfare and substance use disorder (SUD) leaders ... Foundation Nancy Young, executive director, Children and Family Futures Rebecca Robuck, policy director

May 4, 2020

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Village of Wisdom Transforms Classrooms into Equitable Learning Spaces

Children aren’t likely to thrive in classrooms and other learning environments that aren ... , is building evidence that bringing cultural relevance to learning settings for children of color leads ... are best positioned to gain trust in communities and address the structural barriers that can keep children ... a light on classroom discrimination Launched in 2014, Village of Wisdom has served about 400 children

May 4, 2020

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