Child welfare practice with families affected by parental incarceration, case studies demonstrate family resource centers save the child welfare system millions, and the lasting legacy of exclusion.
Learn about the Family Stabilization Initiative, which provides funding to implement evidence-based wraparound programs while building organizational capacity and peer support. In addition, our member Lutheran Social Services of the National Capital Area is playing a leading role in welcoming our Afghan allies to our community. Find out how you can offer immediate aid.
Groups urge Congress to make CHIP permanent, the University of Chicago examines the connection between poverty and child welfare, and how the pandemic created opportunities for agencies to enhance future operations.
Former Children’s Bureau head to work on child welfare ‘replacement,’ how President Biden can make his biggest anti-poverty plan even better, and an analysis shows most states are not ready to tackle youth mental health ahead of the fall.
How to improve support for parents in crisis and youth in foster care, analysis of how COVID prolonged foster care stays for thousands, and how paid family leave can strengthen the STEM field by strengthening the STEM workforce.
Supreme Court issues ruling in Fulton v. City of Philadelphia, senators introduce bipartisan bill to improve housing services for survivors of human trafficking, and Children’s Rights releases report examining the history of institutional racism in child welfare systems.
Senators introduce bill to curb child welfare worker burnout, CMS data shows vulnerable Americans are forgoing mental health care during the pandemic, and how early childhood development and lifelong health are deeply intertwined.
Details of the American Families Plan, online child welfare trainings, and a scoping review and expanded conceptual framework for climate change and child health.
How virtual reality training can help combat racial bias, foster care and juvenile justice systems increase youth homelessness, and many say now is the time to fight racial bias in foster care.
The Improving Adoption Outcomes and Affordability Act gains support, stimulus-enhanced child tax credits should start flowing in July, and a novel effort to see how poverty affects young brains.