Family Trauma

Compendium of Measures and Data Sources: Understanding Judicial Decision-Making and Hearing Quality in Child Welfare

Understanding Judicial Decision-Making and Hearing Quality in ChildWelfare The child welfare court process is intended to help protect abused and neglected children, encourage family stability, support child well-being, and provide children who enter the foster care system with a safe … Read More

Family Treatment Courts Best Practice Standards

Best Practice Standards: Ensuring ‘Equity and Inclusion’ in Family Treatment Courts

The Family Treatment Court Best Practice Standards (BPS) provide local jurisdictions, states, tribes, and funders with clear practice guidance; the goal is to improve outcomes for children, parents, and families affected by SUDs and involved in child welfare. While all … Read More

Systemic Approaches to Addressing Child and Family Trauma are Key to Fully Leveraging Family First

The Family First Prevention Services Act (Family First) represents the most significant piece of federal child welfare legislation enacted in recent history. Chapin Hall is collaborating with jurisdictions and organizations across the country as they assess readiness and plan for … Read More