Broken Bonds

Understanding and Addressing the Needs of Children with Incarcerated Parents

…Support for children with an incarcerated parent ... Over 1.5 million children had a parent in state or federal prison in 2002. ... Children who maintain contact with their parent during incarceration exhibit fewer disruptive ... The barriers to communication between a child and his or her incarcerated parent are tremendous

February 10, 2008

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Partnerships Between Corrections and Child Welfare

Collaboration for Change, Part Two

…communities with a history of placing large numbers of children out of their homes (i.e., the states ... County). Partnerships Between Corrections and Child Welfare: Collaboration for Change, Part Two explores ... the gap between the systems--which results in tremendous hardship on children, caretakers, families  ... The scope of the problem and its immediate and long-lasting effects on children (e.g

January 1, 2001

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Advancing SFA

…The law seeks to provide youth who are placed in the child welfare system with the same oppor­ ... , and permanency outcomes of youth in the child welfare system. ... This toolkit is designed to help child welfare practitioners, advocates and policymakers ... boost to improving overall well-being for young people in foster care by giving youth and their foster

February 7, 2017

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Casey Endorses Extending Foster Care to Age 21 in Youth Today Op-Ed

…. This is the case that Leslie Gross, director of the Annie E. Casey Foundation’s Jim Casey Youth Opportunities ... Initiative®, makes in a new Youth Today op-ed. “Young people in extended foster care are more ... can help these youth while also erasing billions of dollars in unnecessary costs. Read more ... on the economic benefits of supporting youth in foster care as they transition to adulthood

June 24, 2019

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Collaborating for Successful Reentry

A Practical Guide to Support Justice-Involved Young People Returning to the Community

…This guide teaches juvenile justice and social service professionals about supporting youth who ... such as housing, health, education and employment. The end goal? A restart that enables youth to realize ... The needs that youth have during reentry. ... Model programs and how they support the needs of youth.

March 9, 2019

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Nebraska Receives $1 Million Grant to End Multigeneration Involvement in Foster Care

…have at least one parent who also navigated a public system in their youth. The good news? Help ... . The Nebraska Children and Families Foundation — a site with the Casey Foundation's Jim Casey ... Youth Opportunities Initiative — is slated to implement the grant over the next two years ... . As part of the grant, Nebraska Children and Families Foundation will provide diapers and formula to new

August 28, 2018

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When Should the State Cease Parenting?

Evidence from the Midwest Study

…Research suggests that foster youth approach the transition to adulthood with significant ... When children are removed from their homes due to parental abuse or neglect and placed in out ... -of-home care, the state public child welfare agency, under the supervision of the juvenile court, takes ... on the role of parent.

December 28, 2007

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Understanding the Maze: If Your Child Has Contact With the Law

A Parent's Resource Guide

… the New York City criminal and juvenile justice system to help a justice-involved child ... What parents can do if their child becomes involved in the New York City juvenile justice system. ... How parental involvement can help a justice-involved child. ... What to expect after your child is arrested.

May 10, 2009

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Opening Doors for Young Parents

…This report reminds policymakers and child advocates of the barriers that young families face ... that these parents face are exacerbated by discrimination and systemic inequities, and their children stand to suffer ... to understand children's developmental stages.   ... young parent is in custody.

September 25, 2018

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