On March 19, 2013, OJJDP’s then-Acting Administrator Melodee Hanes delivered opening remarks at “Safe To Compete: Protecting Child Athletes From Sexual Abuse,” a 2-day summit sponsored by the National Center for Missing & Exploited Children (NCMEC) an ...

Category:Families

There is no other relationship with greater significance in our lives than those we have with our families—whether they are our birth or chosen families. They should serve as the anchor in our lives, as the lifeline to everything else we accomplish. As no ...

Category:Family Teaming

cjjr.georgetown.edu/pdfs/famengagement/FamilyEngagementPaper

Safety, Fairness, Stability: Repositioning Juvenile Justice and Child Welfare to Engage Families and Communities, a paper by Dr. Joan Pennell, Carol Shapiro, and Dr. Carol Spigner published by the Center for Juvenile Justice Reform, provides an example of ...

SAMHSA Launches Smartphone App To Prevent Bullying The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) has launched KnowBullying, a free smartphone app that provides parents, caretakers, educators, and others information and support to ...

School Discipline and Youth in Foster Care: How New Federal Guidance from the U.S. Departments of Education and Justice Can Help Authored by the American Bar Association Center on Children and the Law, Education Law Center, and Juvenile Law Center. Relea ...

A new guidance document - Issue Brief - has been released by the American Bar Association Center for Children and the Law in the Foster Care and Education series. June 2014. Report

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Q&A Factsheet: Schools as Mandatory Partners in Ensuring Educational Stability The American Bar Association (ABA) Center on Children and the Law’s Legal Center for Foster Care & Education released this factsheet which describes the education prov ...

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This guidebook presents the SAFERR (Screening and Assessment for Family Engagement, Retention, and Recovery) model for helping staff of public and private agencies respond to families affected by substance use disorders. The SAFERR model and this guideboo ...

Category:Social Workers

According to the NRC4Tribes, the only source for up to date and searchable Tribal Indian Child Welfare Act contact information is available through Ayazuta. Meaning "connect" in the Lakota Tribe language, Ayazuta was created to use technology as a means t ...

This technical assistance bulletin was designed to provide information, guidance, and aspirational practice recommendations to dependency courts and dependency court judges with regard to bringing children1 to court for hearings related to their own depen ...

Category:Judges

According to the 2010 Administration on Children Youth and Families (ACYF) report, more than 3 million reports of child maltreatment were made in 2009. Of those cases, 10 percent involved sexual abuse, and 11 percent of sexual abuse victims reported havin ...

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Sibling Placement: The Importance of the Sibling Relationship for Children in Foster Care This NRCPFC Information Packet, written by Michelle Cohn, was recently updated by Lyn Ariyakulkan. It provides an overview of sibling placement issues; facts and sta ...

Category:Social Workers

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Fostering Connections Act: Sibling Placement Provision Chart The National Conference of State Legislatures has put together a chart listing state legislation that contains provisions regarding sibling placement. The chart lists the state, the bill title ...

Category:Social Workers

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In this article available on the YouthSuccessNYC website, youth author Kelly gives advice to foster parents on how to make foster youth feel accepted and welcomed into their homes. http://www.youthsuccessnyc.org/foster_parents/stories/Simple_Tips_for_Fost ...

Six Steps to Find a Family: A Practice Guide to Family Search and Engagement Family-Finding and Engagement is a structured model to build permanent, caring relationships for the youth, who otherwise would not have a permanent family, by helping adults ma ...

Solution Based Casework: Making the Link Fact Sheet The Center for the Study of Social Policy’s (CSSP) Strengthening Families (SF) Protective Factors Framework is a research-informed, cost-effective strategy to increase family stability, enhance child de ...

New NRCPFC Evidence-Based Practice Overview: Solution-Based Casework The NRCPFC has recently added a new evidence-based practice (EBP) overview on Solution-Based Casework to our Evidence-Based Practice Micro-site. Solution-Based Casework is an appro ...

Category:Best Practices

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For a complete manual and tools about information sharing between child welfare and education, please download Solving the Data Puzzle: A How To Guide Collecting and Sharing Information to Improve Educational Outcomes for Children in Out of-Home Care.

Category:Best Practices

The purpose of these standards is to improve the quality of child welfare agency representation and uniformity of practice throughout the country. Many agency attorneys who read these standards may recognize their practice in this document. The standards ...

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Title IV-B of the Social Security Act is the primary source of federal funding designated for child welfare services that is available to states. In fiscal year 2012, Congress appropriated $730 million under Title IV-B. Although states augment these funds ...

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