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The Cherokee Nation's Hettie Charboneau

A Casey Q&A: Improving Foster Parent Recruitment in the Cherokee Nation

Hettie Charboneau, a child welfare leader in the Cherokee Nation, answers questions on strengthening foster family recruitment and retention.

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Lisa Hamilton interviews William Thorne Jr., a member of the Pomo and Coast Miwok Indian tribes and a retired juvenile justice judge with 34 years of experience in tribal and state courts. Their conversation explores how past federal policies have harmed American Indian children and what these communities are doing to help their own families heal.

Youth-serving systems from education to child welfare are ill-equipped to support adolescents for success as adults, according to a new report from the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine. The Annie E. Casey Foundation and seven other partners supported the report, which highlights an extensive body of research on adolescent brain development.

CWSG: Advancing the Field

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

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.

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.