Understand the importance of a kin-first culture and strategies for child protection agencies to prioritize and support kinship caregivers.
This brief summarizes key considerations of moving to virtual family court hearings during the COVID-19 crisis and beyond.
A population-based approach to child welfare aligns all community stakeholders behind goals to prevent child maltreatment and keep famliies safely together.
Explore the benefits of early childhood education and the value of child welfare partnerships with early education programs.
Learn about the relationship between housing instability and child well-being, and how child welfare agencies can help homeless families.
Explore key components of supportive housing programs and evidence of their effectiveness with child welfare-involved families.
Family Resource Centers offer community-based family support to prevent child abuse and neglect. Explore key elements and effectiveness.
Fathers play a critical role in children’s healthy development. Learn how to engage with and support fathers to prevent maltreatment.
This issue brief describes tools to help child protection agencies identify the right first placement and improve placement stability.
Investigation, removal, and placement decisions and actions must consider the traumatic effects of those processes on the child.