What’s the Return on Investment?

Using Placement Analysis to Measure Child Welfare Costs

…Placement days are the total number of days that all children and youth in a jurisdiction live ... In this brief, child welfare leaders and agencies learn about an approach, called placement day ... analysis, that calculates the financial impact of diverting or shortening child welfare placements ... — those that are good for both children and lean agency budgets — to invest in moving forward.

August 19, 2019

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A Road Map to Quality Collective Impact Programming With Fiscal Independence

The Providence Children and Youth Cabinet Story

…This report examines how the Rhode Island’s Providence Children and Youth Cabinet (CYC) has ... An overview of the Providence Children and Youth Cabinet. ... ago. During this time frame, CYC — a coalition of organizations, systems, residents and youth ... A framework for promoting healthy child development

August 19, 2019

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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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Reimagining Juvenile Justice Brings Professional Development to Frontline Staff

…Barbara, California Douglas County Youth Center, Omaha, Nebraska Maryland Department of Juvenile ... Services Massachusetts Department of Youth Services Ohio Department of Youth Services and the Ashtabula ... , California State of South Dakota Unified Judicial System Tennessee Department of Children’s Services ... their capacity for diverting youth to appropriate and fair justice options — including options requiring

August 14, 2019

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Children Harmed by Unannounced Raids; No Notice to Systems That Help Kids Left Behind

…cities in Mississippi this week. In some instances, children returned from school with no one to care ... for them or were not picked up from child care centers. Mississippi Child Protective Services said ... of the Annie E. Casey Foundation, a national philanthropy focused on children’s well-being. “We ... must put the well-being of children at the center of policies and actions in this country. Our children

August 9, 2019

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Southern Lawmakers Learn What Works in Juvenile Justice Reform

…(WREP), which helps local youth connect to work and avoid confinement; and efforts to transform ... . These initiatives have helped improve outcomes for youth on probation by leveraging knowledge of adolescent behavior ... to meet with young people during a tour of Greenbriar Children’s Center, a WREP implementation site

August 6, 2019

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