AdvoCasey: Fall 2001

Fostered or Forgotten?

…This issue of AdvoCasey outlines the many challenges of serving foster youth in transition. It also ... Four must-watch models for serving foster care youth in transition. ... Ideas on fixing New Jersey’s independent living services for youth exiting care. ... Q & A with the director of the Jim Casey Youth Opportunities Initiative.

September 22, 2001

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Subscribe to Child Welfare News

…and tools related to how child welfare systems, leaders and practitioners can better support children, youth ... parent recruitment and retention, youth and family engagement, the extension of foster care to age 21 ... Sign up for Child Welfare News, the Casey Foundation's newsletter delivered to your inbox ... , child protection, trauma-informed practices, system management and finances, the effective use of group

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No Place for Kids Issue Brief

The Case for Reducing Juvenile Incarceration

…, is a failed strategy for combating youth crime. Sustainable system improvements will require the mobilization ... Compelling facts to show that youth incarceration does not rehabilitate. ... How youth incarceration facilities waste taxpayer dollars. ... Youth incarceration does not rehabilitate

December 12, 2011

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Making Public Systems Work Better for Immigrant Families

…A quarter of the nation’s children live with an immigrant parent. A new report from ... comprehensive research and data on what happens when these children interact with child welfare and juvenile ... for serving immigrant youth in the juvenile justice system. Read about children in immigrant families ... the Center on Immigration and Child Welfare, produced with funding from the Annie E. Casey Foundation, offers

April 27, 2018

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What Are Status Offenses and Why Do They Matter?

…; are not crimes, but they are prohibited under the law because of a youth’s status as a minor. While status ... offenses are not serious offenses, they can have serious consequences for youth. What are status offenses ... placing youth with juvenile status offenses in secure detention or locked confinement. States that do hold ... of status offenders core requirement — is meant to encourage states to divert youth with status

April 6, 2019

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Watch: Nate Balis on the Strength of the JDAI Network

…for girls and LGBTQ youth; Developmentally appropriate - diverting as many youth as possible from ... , probation, corrections — is accountable to the youth, families and communities it serves ... ; and Inclusive - partnering with families and communities to ensure youth of all races and ethnicities ... are connected to a rich array of positive youth development opportunities. The full text of Balis&rsquo

December 9, 2019

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Lessons From New York City’s Efforts to Close Youth Prisons

…The growing number of states and counties looking to replace youth incarceration with more ... and missteps, according to a new case study funded by the Annie E. Casey Foundation. Moving Beyond Youth ... youth justice system over the last decade, following a U.S. Justice Department investigation ... and established small local residential programs. Read about the momentum building in states to end the youth

March 16, 2019

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A Road Map for Juvenile Justice Reform

2008 KIDS COUNT Essay

…justice system in the U.S. for the benefit of youth, families and communities. Using case studies from ... states across the U.S., the report highlights strategies for success in reducing youth incarceration ... Key facts about youth crime and incarceration. ... Incarcerated Youth

December 30, 2008

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Racial Disproportionality, Race Disparity, and Other Race-Related Findings in Published Works

Derived from the National Survey of Child and Adolescent Well-Being

…Approximately 12.5% of the children assessed for maltreatment by child welfare agencies had parents ... To examine the racial disproportionality in child welfare, this report draws on peer-reviewed ... papers and chapters from data gathered during the National Survey of Child and Adolescent Well-Being ... (NSCAW). Topics include child factors and related services, including early childhood development

January 1, 2007

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Moving Up Is A Steep Climb

Parents’ Work and Children’s Welfare in the Annie E. Casey Foundation’s Jobs Initiative

…intersects with child well-being. Their study focused on 10 low-income families from two Jobs Initiative ... sites — Seattle and Milwaukee. The goal? Learn how workforce development impacts a parent&rsquo ... The stories of 10 families that have a parent participating in the initiative. ... Child Well-Being Improves

April 20, 2002

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