Improve Outcomes for Children in Foster Care by Reforming Congregate Care Payment Models.

In child welfare, there is growing emphasis on keeping children at home, and when that isn’t possible, placing them with relatives or in other family-like settings. Secure attachments to consistent caregivers are critical for the healthy development of children and youth, especially for very young children. Congregate care placements are also significantly costlier than traditional foster care or kinship care placements. This article was posted in the Child Welfare Information Gateway recently. To read the full article, see below:
 

Improve Outcomes for Children in Foster Care by Reforming Congregate Care Payment Models.
MacBlane, Jennifer.
Public Consulting Group.
2017
https://www.scribd.com/document/348870422/Improve-Outcomes-for-Children-in-Foster-Care-by-Reforming-Congregate-Care-Payment-Models