Strategies for Addressing Length of Stay to Improve Outcomes for Youth and Communities

Lessons Learned from the Length of Stay Policy Academy Introduction In recent years, there has been a growing recognition that youth involved in the juvenile justice system thrive best when they receive services and supports in their own homes and … Read More

Charting the Path to Healing & Resilience

A National Compendium of Trauma-Responsive Policies and Programs Introduction Across the country, policymakers and community leaders are working to create environments that foster health and wellbeing for their residents. As part of this effort, there is growing recognition that experiencing … Read More

National Compendium of Trauma-Responsive Policies and Programs

Pathways to Resilience is pleased to announce the release their first major publication, a National Compendium of Trauma-Responsive Policies and Programs. The compendium summarizes a wide range of interventions, policies, programs, and governing bodies that states and communities are leveraging to prevent … Read More

Louisiana DCFS: Job Satisfaction Survey

Released: December 2, 2022 This report provides the results of our job satisfaction survey of child welfare (CW) staff within the Department of Children and Family Services (DCFS) and information on agency initiatives to improve employee morale and job satisfaction. … Read More

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Sharing and Accessing Administrative Data: Promising Practices and Lessons Learned from the Child Maltreatment Incidence Data Linkages Project

OPRE Report; 2022-107. Varley, Beth. Wuslin, Claire Smither. Mathematica. United States. Administration for Children and Families. Office of Planning, Research and Evaluation. 2022 Accurate and ongoing surveillance of the incidence of child maltreatment and related risk and protective factors can … Read More

Organizing for Racial Equity Within the Federal Government

President Biden’s Executive Order On Advancing Racial Equity and Support for UnderservedCommunities Through the Federal Government presents a generational opportunity to bringthe full force of the federal government to the work of racial equity and justice. To realizeits potential, racial … Read More

Addressing Structural Racism Through Equitable Policy Making for Black Families

Source: Child Trends This issue brief series identifies key information and opportunities for consideration by policymakers, researchers, practitioners, philanthropists, and others interested in supporting the progress of Black families and children—and, by extension, the country as a whole. The series … Read More