This assessment looks at how two counties shifted from emphasizing foster care as a first option to offering family preservation services.
Quality of care
This paper describes the Promoting Safe and Stable Families Program, including an overview of the program’s funding and research on its effectiveness.
This report illustrates changes under way in the Prevention Initiative Demonstration Project, aimed at reducing child abuse and neglect in LA County.
This study evaluates the effectiveness of the Nurturing Parenting Program for infants, toddlers and pre-school children.
This document explains how the Fostering Connections to Success and Increasing Adoptions Act benefits young people in care.
The CPS Reintegration Project provides an extensive network of services to caregivers of youth in foster care who have at least one DSM-IV diagnosis.
Interviewers surveyed 188 adolescents in care, including questions on mental health, spirituality, ethnic identity, gender identity and sexual orientation.
This report examines how more than 600 youth formerly in care have fared as adults and what changes in foster care services could improve their lives.