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Youth Underscore That Group Placements Are No Place to Grow Up in Foster Care

In a new report, young people share firsthand perspectives on the detrimental effects of group placements — making the case for reduced reliance on the practice.

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CWSG: Advancing the Field

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video: applying research to placement practices

Joan Kaufman, Ph.D., of Yale University School of Medicine, on applying research on child development to child welfare placement practices

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presentation: what's best for kids

The Foundation's Tracey Feild says that what's best for kids — living with families — is also good for state budgets. Download her presentation to the National Governors Association.

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recommendations to make child welfare work

When Child Welfare Works outlines a policy framework and recommendations to align federal child welfare financing with best practices.