Connecting the Dots

How Practitioners Engage Parents, Families and Youth Around Reproductive and Sexual Health

…and protect confidentiality of care to teens.

March 27, 2004

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Our Webinar on Trainings for Kinship Caregivers and Professionals

…The Casey Foundation hosted “Kinship Care: What Child Welfare Professionals and Kin ... Casey-sponsored training series: “Coping With the Unique Challenges of Kinship Care,&rdquo ... ; a four-part series, and “Engaging Kinship Caregivers: Managing Risk Factors in Kinship Care,&rdquo ... understand kinship care and how it is differs from nonrelative foster care. “More than 2.7 million

October 20, 2018

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Children in Foster Care Increasingly Likely to Live in Families

Care Placement,” using data from child welfare systems across all 50 states and the District ... of Columbia over a 10-year period to look at how placements for young people in foster care have changed ... . The report finds that nationwide care systems placed 86% of these children in families in 2017, compared ... remained stagnant, and there are persistent racial disparities for children of all ages in foster care

April 2, 2019

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Database Offers Resources for Extending Foster Care for Older Youth

…and practices related to foster care for youth ages 18 and older. The Casey Foundation’s Jim Casey Youth ... Opportunities Initiative — which focuses on improving outcomes for emerging adults in the foster care ... system — supported the National Extended Foster Care Review as part of its ongoing commitment ... the length of care across the nation, allowing policymakers, advocates and state agencies to see what'

July 9, 2018

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Resources for Foster Parents

…, that underscores the importance of keeping siblings together in foster care. Supporting Your LGBTQ Youth A fact ... that LGBTQ face, how foster parents can help reduce these risks and more. Humans of Foster Care A Facebook ... page featuring posts from the foster care community, including stories from foster parents, caseworkers ... and youth in care. National Foster Parent Association The official Facebook page of the NFPA, a nonprofit

May 1, 2018

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Extending Foster Care Beyond 18: Getting Started

…The Fostering Connections Act gives states an unprecedented opportunity to extend foster care ... foster care support. Readers will learn what questions to ask, what data to review and who to involve ... ;and estimating the fiscal impact of extending their state’s foster care finish line. This publication ... at forging a better path for young people who are transitioning from foster care to adulthood.

August 11, 2013

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