This information packet helps in selecting and implementing child screening and assessment tools to inform case decision-making.
Questions from the field
The system of care approach was developed to better serve children with serious mental health conditions. Learn more about them.
This information packet provides an overview of the tools tribal child welfare agencies use to assess safety of the children in their care.
This packet provides information about evidence-informed programs that aim to keep children safe and families together.
Hotline systems provide the first contact between the public and the child protection agency; this strategy brief outlines key elements.
Parental rights restoration is an option for some youth when parents have addressed the issues that led to the termination of their rights.
Investing in supervisory quality can help an agency protect itself from high turnover; this resource list provides guidance.
Given the high rate of psychotropic medication use by youth in out-of-home care, it is vital to establish effective oversight plans.
Using programs with reliable research evidence can help child welfare leaders use resources more efficiently and improve outcomes.
For families in treatment and recovery, reunification within federal timelines can be achieved with proper interventions and system supports.