A Family for Every Child

Strategies to Achieve Permanence for Older Foster Children and Youth

Part of the Family to Family Tools for Rebuilding Foster Care series. The research highlighted in this publication identifies successful programs, policies, and strategies that have been helping older children find permanent families; as well as how lessons learned from programs and policy changes can be distilled into action steps.

January 1, 2005

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Promising Practices in Adoption-Competent Mental Health Services

A White Paper

Through a literature review, examination of case studies, and feedback from child welfare professionals and adoptive parents, this white paper explores the need for more mental health services that address the unique needs of children in the child welfare system and their adoptive families. 

December 30, 2003

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Casey Connects: Fall 2001

Foundation Mobilized Resources in Response to Terrorism

This issue of Casey Connects reflects on the Foundation’s events before and after 9/11 — from an adoption celebration in Washington, D.C., to pledging $3 million in aid for families affected by terrorism.

September 23, 2001

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Family to Family: Lessons Learned

Tools for Rebuilding Foster Care

This report summarizes the lessons learned by the Casey Foundation in its implemetation of a reformed foster care strategy in which child welfare agencies work with families and communities to ensure child placements close to home. 

July 1, 2001

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Casey Connects: Winter 2001

Conference Focuses on Helping Adoptive Families

This issue of Casey Connects focuses on fabulous family well-being advocates with the listing of the National Families Count Honorees, the 2001 Casey Fellows class and other Casey-recognized movers and shakers.

January 1, 2001

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Casey Connects: Summer 2000

2000 KIDS COUNT Emphasizes Need For Connections

This issue of Casey Connects highlights the 2000 KIDS COUNT Data Book essay along with Casey initiatives and partnerships out to transform the lives of vulnerable families and children — be it through better job training, social connections, immigrant supports or direct services. 

June 23, 2000

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Contracting for Child and Family Services

A Mission-Sensitive Guide

This report explores purchase-of-service contracting and managed care contracting (including the field’s newest option, network creation) as a means of privatizing child welfare services. It helps state and local agencies — and potential service providers — navigate contracts and the contracting process in this new era of serving America’s children and families.   

November 1, 1999

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