Expectant and Parenting Youth in Foster Care

Systems Leaders Data Tool Kit

…Expectant and parenting youth in foster care — and their children — often have contact ... and as they transition into adulthood — and to prevent their children from becoming involved with the child welfare ... on expectant and parenting youth in foster care. The end goal? A better, brighter future for these families ... ;— including representatives from Chapin Hall, Child Trends, Connecticut Department

June 2, 2019

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Casey Connects: Summer 2011

Faith, Forgiveness, Fragile Relationships, and Responsible Fatherhood

…, 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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Children’s Budget 2012

…and consistently” in an effort to expand federal funding for our nation’s children. One great place ... . Readers will encounter snapshots of federally supported programs for children and learn how much ... Budget data on federally supported programs that aid children. ... Ways that these programs serve our nation’s children.

November 8, 2012

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Re-examining the Foster Care Review Process

Extended Foster Care as a Catalyst for Improved Practices and Better Outcomes

…, a national campaign by the Jim Casey Youth Opportunities Initiative aimed at forging a better path for young ... Tips for creating a youth-friendly venue. ... This brief identifies the basic elements of a youth-friendly review venue, such as a timed ... should also revisit and refresh their review processes for older youth in care.

August 12, 2013

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The Color of Justice

The Landscape of Traumatic Justice

…-representation of youth of color in the juvenile justice landscape. ... Statistics on the school to prison pipeline for youth of color. ... Rehabilitating justice-involved youth of color may require a shift in philosophy and practice ... Up to 90% of youth in conflict with the law and involved in the juvenile justice system have

May 15, 2019

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Youth Incarceration Rates in the United States

…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

…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

…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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Extending Foster Care Beyond 18: Getting Started

…is a product of Success Beyond 18, a national campaign by the Jim Casey Youth Opportunities Initiative aimed ... Want better outcomes for youth transitioning from foster care? Build a better plan. ... There are 9 types of stakeholders to consider — everyone from state child welfare agency

August 11, 2013

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We Want to Know What They Are Saying

A Multiagency Collaborative Effort to Address Parental Language Barriers and Disproportionate Minority Contact

…and therefore make the child unsuitable for release. Similarly, a parent may not understand court documents ... Parental engagement in the juvenile justice system can have a significant impact on a child' ... When Parents Do Not Understand, Youth Are More Likely To Be Deeply Involved In The Juvenile Justice ... The percentage of African American and Latino youth who are arrested, detained or incarcerated

November 1, 2009

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