Sharpening Leadership Skills to Improve Child Outcomes in Baltimore Maryland

…that oversees 60% of the children in Maryland’s child welfare system. ... Children and Family Fellow, McGrath sought leadership development for her senior staff to gain the skills ... " to "action" when it comes to improving outcomes for children and families. The key: results-based leadership ... to reform vital yet complicated child-serving public systems such as child welfare. This kind of thoughtful

January 1, 2011

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Special Detention Cases

strategies for handling difficult populations

…a fairer, more efficient detention system for America’s children (probation violators, post ... -adjudication detainees and youth with warrants included).   ... notification program to remind youth when and where they needed to appear for their next hearing. These two ... have committed a technical probation violation: Adopt a no-detention policy for these youth.  

February 1, 2001

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Contracting for Child and Family Services

A Mission-Sensitive Guide

…the field’s newest option, network creation) as a means of privatizing child welfare services ... and the contracting process in this new era of serving America’s children and families.    ... Lessons of four sites engaged in contracting out child welfare services. ... Hamilton County in Cincinnati is partnering with a for-profit organization to manage its child

November 1, 1999

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AdvoCasey: Winter 2005

Double Jeopardy: AdvoCasey Explores the High Cost of Being Poor

This edition of AdvoCasey documents the high cost of being poor in eye-opening detail — including the immense cost of credit paid by many low-income families. AdvoCasey is a seasonal publication with themed issues that spotlight programs and policies making measurable differences in the lives of kids and families.

December 21, 2005

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Connecting Schools, Families & Communities

Stories and Results from the Annie E. Casey Foundation’s Education Investments

…between schools, communities and families. Schools are the gateway to best serving children. By promoting ...  the services and supports that are needed to ensure that children succeed in school and in life ... York—Youth Development Institute, New York, New York George Washington Community School ... , Indianapolis, Indiana Harlem Children’s Zone, New York, New York Project GRAD Atlanta—Communities

January 1, 2007

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