Casey Joins National Partnership To Tackle Disparities in Rural America

…Save the Children, which works in rural communities across the United States where child poverty ... ; with the goal of improving children’s lives from cradle to career. As part of the effort, the Rural ... transform how they serve children and families,” said Jennifer Blatz, StriveTogether president and CEO ... influence outcomes for every child. We are excited to bring our proven approach to this initiative

November 20, 2019

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Watch Our Webinar: Three Fiscal Elements for Using the Family First Act

…that helps child welfare leaders analyze the fiscal implications of services for children and families ... -based practices in child welfare. The 60-minute webinar, Planning for Family First Prevention ... of Leading With Evidence: Informing Practice With Research — a series that brings together child ... in the child welfare field. Suzanne Barnard, director of the Casey Foundation’s Evidence-Based

November 18, 2019

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Better Help for Systems-Involved Kids After Natural Disasters

…on children and youth,” says Carol Emig, president of Child Trends. “As recognition of the impact ... the well-being of young people — including youth involved in the child welfare and juvenile justice ... youth. “By providing the right kinds of planning tools, we can help children and families ... and state government plan effectively to promote the well-being of youth after natural disasters. Over

November 15, 2019

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Study Documents the Benefits of Authentic Youth Engagement

…of the Annie E. Casey Foundation’s Jim Casey Youth Opportunities Initiative®. But does it work ... ; and spotlights the benefits of authentic youth engagement. Read Washington State University's research ... Across the sites, researchers examined documents, interviewed and surveyed youth as well as staff ... their findings: Authentic youth engagement helps youth build both self-confidence and self-advocacy skills

November 5, 2019

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A Framework for Effectively Partnering with Young People

…This guide explores authentic youth engagement, including how it benefits young people, why ... and recommendations based on the Annie E. Casey Foundation’s Jim Casey Youth Opportunities Initiative® ... ;, which practices authentic youth engagement. ... The four components of authentic youth engagement.

November 5, 2019

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Better Decisions for Better Results Featured on Podcast

…The segment highlights the use of data-driven processes to measure how child welfare staff implement policies ... the importance of frontline casework — particularly at a child welfare system’s point of entry &mdash ... ; being consistent and value-driven to ensure the best results for children and families. The University ... ;Cynthia Weiskittel, administrator of the Cuyahoga County (Ohio) Division of Children and Family

November 4, 2019

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New Research Explores Intersection of Community Safety and Health

…, including assaults, burglaries and robberies. Violence and Youth Well-Being In Kansas City, Missouri ... , police and school officials garnered low confidence and trust among African American youth participating ... in focus groups. These officials often engaged in discrimination and profiling, the youth reported ... to promote youth well-being, including: expanding access to mental health care for young people

October 31, 2019

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