Which Kids Run the Greatest Risk of Multiple Adverse Experiences?

Blog Post

…Nationwide, 22% of children have had multiple adverse experiences, according to data from 2015-2016 ... inordinate stress to maturing brains, which can negatively impact a child’s development as well ... : Children who have experienced two or more adverse experiences Children who have experienced two or more

April 19, 2018

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Casey Experts

…ranging from child welfare and poverty to data and philanthropy. Members of the media wishing to interview

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

Blog Post

…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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If Parents Don’t Speak English Well, Will Their Kids Get Locked Up?

Language Barriers and Disproportionate Minority Contact in the Juvenile Justice System

Report

…Language barriers are making it difficult for immigrant parents to advocate for their children ... of immigrant child being prosecuted for criminal offenses.  ... The 3 approaches that may minimize sentencing for youth of color. ... Although black youth comprise only 15% of the juvenile population, they make up 26% of juvenile

June 11, 2010

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CaseyCast Podcast Tackles a Silent Issue: Parental Incarceration

Blog Post

…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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Advancing SFA

Practice Guide

…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 Connects: Summer 2011

Faith, Forgiveness, Fragile Relationships, and Responsible Fatherhood

Newsletter

…, and 1.8 million children have a parent in prison. ... To help children living in poverty, Casey has invested in their families and neighborhoods ... Children of incarcerated parents are more likely to be exposed to parental substance abuse, extreme ... 100,000 children.

June 21, 2011

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Youth Incarceration Rates in the United States

Infographic

…Although the United States still leads the industrialized world in its youth incarceration rates ... incarceration statistics underscoring the sea change in youth confinement that is underway. ... Which states are leading the country with reduced rates of youth incarceration ... Decrease in Youth Incarceration Across the Board

February 26, 2013

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Using Local Data to Explore the Experiences and Needs of Children of Incarcerated Parents

Report

…research on the impact of parental incarceration and the experiences of affected children. The purpose ... children. This report presents findings and lesson learned from the three sites. It begins ... of the analyses conducted and the sites’ findings on child of incarcerated parents in their jurisdictions ... The potential for using this type of data to learn about children of incarcerated parents.

May 1, 2008

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Supporting Youth in Transition to Adulthood

Lessons Learned from Child Welfare and Juvenile Justice

Report

…What youth in the child welfare and juvenile justice systems have in common. ... Child welfare and juvenile justice youth, regardless of their experiences or past actions, need ... This paper takes a hard look at how America’s juvenile justice and child welfare systems ... are faring—and where they are failing—in helping at-risk youth successfully transition

April 4, 2009

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