Presentation

How to Fund Best Practices in Child Welfare

Policy recommendations designed to transform federal funding to support best practices in child welfare were the focus of this presentation delivered by Tracey Feild and Patrick McCarthy at an October 23, 2013, briefing on Capitol Hill.

October 23, 2013

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The Kinship Diversion Debate

Policy and Practice Implications for Children, Families and Child Welfare Agencies

This report explores different perspectives on the practice of diverting children from child welfare to live with kin when they cannot remain with their families, and identifies critical components of an effective kinship care system. This analysis is based on the insights of more than 50 child welfare and judicial personnel, advocates and researchers.

January 1, 2013

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Kinship Process Mapping

A Guide to Improving Practice in Kinship Care

Many child welfare agencies are seeking effective strategies to identify and engage extended family networks to care for and protect children who cannot safely live with their parents. This guide provides a step-by-step method public child welfare agencies can use to identify barriers to placing children with kin and to develop recommendations for removing those barriers.

January 1, 2013

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Kinship Process Mapping - Executive Overview

Improving Practice in Kinship Care: Executive Overview

Kinship process mapping offers child welfare leaders valuable insight into how agency practices engage extended family networks to care for and protect children who cannot safely live with their parents. 

January 1, 2013

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What Do Casey Child Welfare Consultants Do?

Child Welfare Strategy Group consultants help child welfare leaders and their staff champion reforms that benefit kids and families. We work closely with leaders to strengthen agency management, finances, operations, policy, communications and frontline practice.

November 26, 2012

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