Some States May Be Able to Increase Foster Parent Payments During COVID-19

…be an efficient way to shore up foster parents.” Some Title IV-E child welfare costs for eligible children ... assistance — jeopardizing the stability of the children and youth in their care. Both states have ... secretary for New Mexico’s Children, Youth and Families Department. “That’s why ... The COVID-19 pandemic is undermining child welfare systems’ efforts to foster stability

April 30, 2020

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Leading With Evidence: Documenting Progress With Data and Evaluation

…future for children, families, and communities. Child welfare agencies also feel an urgent and growing ... recently brought together child welfare administrators and researchers from across the country in a two-day ... child welfare administrators achieve better outcomes, some areas of child welfare policy and practice ... children. Evaluating promising practices to inform better decisions is the first step to filling this gap

October 17, 2016

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Looking Through the Lens at East Baltimore’s Progress

…new housing, business and job opportunities, EBDI is paving the way to help children ... ;children. The new Henderson-Hopkins school will replace the East Baltimore Community School, now ... for community engagement, offering wide-ranging activities and services for children, families ... babies came here and my grandchildren and the neighborhood children.” Transforming Lives

February 20, 2013

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FosterClub Offers Youth Perspective on March CaseyChat

…) March 14, 2017 A3. A child may not reunify with biological family, but a foster parent helps a youth ... -long Twitter chat about foster parenting and the difference a good foster parent can make in a child ... A4. Culture can be a source of pride for youth! A foster parent helps a young person establish ties ... : Trying not to �� here... you can fill a youth's life w/a parent's love during

March 29, 2017

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A Closer Look: The Generation Work Partnership in Indianapolis

…each partnership is working to position young people — especially youth and young adults of color ... , traditional education and training models are failing to help young people — especially youth and young ... . The model also calls for connecting participants with supplementary services, like transportation and child

August 14, 2019

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Webinar Recording: Improving Permanency Outcomes for Older Youth

…The Jim Casey Youth Opportunities Initiative’s webinar, Improving Permanency Outcomes ... for Older Youth, highlights ways states can reduce the use of Another Planned Permanent Living ... Arrangement (APPLA) and improve permanency outcomes for older youth. The webinar is the fifth in a six-part ... and Strengthening Families Act (SFA) contains provisions to help increase the number of youth placed in permanent

August 11, 2016

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Youth and Work

…to 24 and are often described as disconnected youth, face numerous obstacles, including greater ... , attending low-performing schools and living with a single parent. The lack of education, opportunity ... and connection to school or work has long-term implications: Disconnected youth may become adults unable ... children of their own, their inability to find work and build careers can perpetuate an intergenerational

December 30, 2013

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Grading the Prepaid Card Industry

…futures for children, families and communities. But for children to succeed, we need to strengthen ... position to build brighter futures for their children. Check out the complete CFSI scorecard.

March 31, 2014

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