Infants and Teens More Likely to Experience Foster Care Reentry

Children who have exited foster care are more likely to return to care if they are infants, in their early teen years or have experienced a group placement before reuniting with their families, according to a new study conducted by the Center for State Child Welfare Data and funded by the Annie E. Casey Foundation.

January 12, 2020

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Reentry to Foster Care

Identifying Candidates Under The Family First Act

This report examines the risks of children returning to foster care after discharge and seeks to help child welfare agencies identify kids who might benefit from evidence-based interventions available through the Family First Prevention Services Act.

January 12, 2020

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Help Teens Find Family: Videos for Caseworkers

In Every Kid Needs a Family: A Message to Caseworkers, young people who spent time in foster care make a compelling argument that caseworkers need to persist in connecting teens with family — because every teen needs a family. A new discussion guide helps caseworkers incorporate the video into their work.

January 17, 2017

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A Movement to Transform Foster Parenting

This report explores how public agencies can get more people to step forward as foster parents and to encourage the extraordinary individuals who have already answered the call to continue their commitment to care.

November 15, 2016

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