Families

Alice Report 2020

ALICE Report 2020 – A Study of Financial Hardship in Louisiana

The United Way ALICE Project provides a framework, language, and tools to measure and understand the struggles of a population called ALICE — an acronym for Asset Limited, Income Constrained, Employed. ALICE is the growing number of households in our … Read More

Building Strong Foundations: Racial Inequity in Policies that Impact Infants, Toddlers, and Families

Infancy and toddlerhood are periods of incredible possibility and opportunity. Children grow and develop more rapidly during the first three years than any other time in their lives. Their everyday experiences—where they sleep and play, what they eat, and who … Read More

Healthy Boundaries, Healthy Relationships

This session will discuss the rationales and realities of relationship boundary identification and implementation. The goal is to assist families and knowing how to work with families of origin in exploring and developing boundaries. CLICK HERE

COVID-19: Child Welfare Resources

This webpage highlights four resource guides to help State legislators address the negative impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic on children, families, and caseworkers. The resource guides address the following topics: COVID-19 and Child Welfare Caseworkers, COVID-19 and Congregate Care Facilities, … Read More

Family Processes and Children’s and Adolescents’ Well-Being

study reviewed about 1,150 sources to examine family processes and child well-being. Themes are discussed related to advances made in the literature because of increased attention to complexity and specificity, advances that were made because of increased attention to family … Read More

COVID-19: Child Welfare Resources

Below are four resource guides to help state legislators address the negative impacts of the COVID-19 crisis on children, families and caseworkers involved with the child welfare system. The resource guides address the following topics: COVID-19 and Child Welfare Caseworkers, … Read More

Healthy Boundaries, Healthy Relationships

This session will discuss the rationales and realities of relationship boundary identification and implementation. The goal is to assist families and knowing how to work with families of origin in exploring and developing boundaries. CLICK HERE

Elements of Family First Shifting Foster Care

As states make system changes related to implementing the Family First Prevention Services Act, there will be more emphasis on prevention programs targeting the whole family system and keeping them involved once a child is removed from the home. CLICK … Read More

Plans of Safe Care for Infants With Prenatal Substance Exposure and Their Families

This publication examines State laws and policies regarding the development and implementation of plans of safe care that are required by the Child Abuse Prevention and Treatment Act to ensure the safety and well-being of infants who are identified as … Read More

Report: Teachers Have Difficulty Engaging Families

Almost half of primary teachers say they encounter difficulties communicating with a large segment of parents and families of their students. In a recent survey involving 1,000 primary teachers conducted by ed tech company ClassTag, 45 percent of respondents said … Read More