New Directory Aims to Keep Families Together During Recovery

…identifies more than 360 residential programs that care for parents and children in the same facility ... : to keep families together during recovery. When mothers and children receive specialized treatment ... together, “the maternal bond is maintained, children thrive and mothers are motivated to achieve long ... ; and the elimination of expenses related to more children entering the welfare system. The directory is a living

June 16, 2019

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Focus on Children with Incarcerated Parents

An Overview of the Research Literature

…Incarceration of a parent can be a potentially traumatic event for children. ... How jail time affects family ties after a parent is released. ... What resources are available to help kids, caregivers and parent prisoners. ... Single Parent Majority

October 1, 2007

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When a Parent is Incarcerated

A Primer for Social Workers

…The excessive number of minority children in the child welfare system parallels the excessive ... , understanding legal issues and maintaining communication require practical protocols detailed in this child ... The number of kids with a jailed parent has increased by almost 80% since 1991. ... Early engagement with incarcerated parents improves the prevention of foster care for the children.

January 1, 2011

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2020 Census: Federal Funding — and Support for Kids — Tied to Census Count

…and Children: $6.3 billion Foster Care: $4.6 billion Child Care: $2.9 billion Recommendations to Improve ... consequences for children and families. That’s because hundreds of federal programs — everything ... from the National School Lunch Program to the State’s Children’s Health Insurance Program ... in federal funding annually, including more than $160 billion toward child-serving programs. In 2015

October 22, 2018

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A Guide to Support the Implementation of Foster Care Beyond 18

Questions and Answers, Summary of Federal Fostering Connections Guidance and Perspectives from the Field

…Casey Youth Opportunities Initiative aimed at forging a better path for young people who ... Simply extending existing foster care programs and policies, which were put in place for children ... and youth under age 18, will not meet the developmental needs of young adults age 18 to 21.

March 1, 2014

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CaseyCast Podcast Tackles a Silent Issue: Parental Incarceration

…exposes the many struggles of growing up with a parent in prison or jail. It’s a tragic &mdash ... and communities. It also tells why we must enlist a particularly powerful set of experts — the children ... system. In this role, Krupat coordinates the NY Initiative for Children of Incarcerated Parents, which ... aims to raise awareness about the effects of incarceration on children and family relationships. LInks

April 23, 2016

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From the Field: Four Ways to Transform Juvenile Justice Now

…of juvenile justice practice — youth partnership, credible messengers, restorative justice and healing ... youth trauma. The talks inspire practitioners to think differently about what’s possible within ... at Casey’s 2019 JDAI® Inter-Site Conference. Jarrell E. Daniels on Youth Partnership Jarrell E ... . Daniels is a member of the Foundation’s Juvenile Justice Strategy Group Youth Advisory Council

December 9, 2019

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Briefs Explore Decades of Child Welfare Financing Data

…A pair of briefs — introduced below — use Child Trends survey data to examine trends ... in child welfare financing nationwide. Both publications, created with support from the Annie E. Casey ... , and others gain a better understanding of how much child welfare agencies spend and which funding streams ... they use. "Federal and State/Local Child Welfare Agency Spending per Child, 2004–2014" examines

November 8, 2018

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