Addressing the Unmet Educational Needs

Of Children and Youth in the Juvenile Justice and Child Welfare Systems

Our current system of educational supports is failing youth in the child welfare and juvenile justice systems. This wide-ranging report outlines the challenges, legislative landscape and promising evidence-based interventions. It closes with a clear call to action for all child-serving agencies

May 17, 2010

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Improving Medicaid Managed Care for Youth with Serious Behavioral Health Needs

A Quality Improvement Toolkit

This tool kit shares the experiences of nine Medicaid managed care organizations which collaborated over a two-year period to identify better ways to care for youth with serious behavioral health needs. Its pages tell of quality-improvement strategies, challenges, lessons learned and care innovations worthy of a closer look. 

September 1, 2009

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Mental Health Practice

Guidelines for Child Welfare

This publication shares guidelines for improving the behavioral health of youth in state custody. Child welfare experts, behavioral health leaders, and child and youth advocates developed this guidance as part of a 2-day conference convened by the Annie E. Casey Foundation, Casey Family Programs and The REACH Institute.

March 31, 2009

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Casey Connects: Winter 2006

Juvenile Detention Reform Initiative Sparking a Vibrant National Movement

This issue of Casey Connects shines a light on the Annie E. Casey Foundation’s Juvenile Detention Alternatives Initiative, a justice reform movement creating a safer, fairer and more cost-efficient system for detained kids. Readers will also learn how conventional detention systems are failing girls and what some places are doing to engage youth in detention reform.

December 21, 2006

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AdvoCasey: Spring 2002

Paul Revere Rides Again: Inside the Remarkable Rise of the Houston Public Schools

This issue of AdvoCasey starts with an article examining the academic transformation of schools in Houston, then delivers a story on Chicago’s Child-Parent Centers before moving to Miami to spotlight innovative treatments for substance-using teens. The final story lands in Tulsa, Okla., and tells how a local nonprofit is helping working poor families avoid expensive tax preparation fees, maximize refunds and save for the future.  AdvoCasey is a seasonal publication of the Foundation that covers some serious ground. Each themed issue spotlights programs and policies that have made measurable differences in the lives of kids and families.

March 21, 2002

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