This report describes the New York City Administration for Children’s Services experience incorporating 11 evidence-based and evidence-informed practice models into its continuum of preventive services.
Casey Family Programs produces an extensive range of research papers on child welfare topics.
This inaugural From Data to Practice report explores the relationship between services and outcomes in a cohort of youth served in CFS out-of-home care.
Permanency case reviews (PCRs) are being used in Sacramento to explore youth’s permanency options and help them find lifelong families.
This 8-minute video and companion research brief highlight some of the conversations around how to increase the use of research evidence in child welfare.
This research brief highlights the gap between research and practice in child welfare and identifies potential opportunities to increase use of research in the field.
This action plan highlights the actions child welfare leaders can take to reduce re-entries into foster care and support long-term permanency.
This research brief addresses re-entries into foster care, relevant programs and services, and recommendations for supporting long-term permanency.
This brief highlights strategies used by tribal and state teams working to increase the number of foster parents for American Indian children.
Strong partnerships are key to the success of a Community of Hope that has grown in North Central Florida.
In Hagerstown, Maryland, partners are working to build a Community of Hope — where all share a vision of safety and success for every child.
Children and caregivers in the child welfare system have a high degree of unmet service needs.
This research brief was developed to advance discussions of what it takes to make valuable research use commonplace and offer concrete strategies for doing so.
This brief examines the need for community-based initiatives, lessons learned on implementation, and promising evaluation strategies.
This report describes the development of a fidelity measurement tool for Signs of Safety® — an approach to assessing safety and risk in child protective services.
This two-page overview explains the utility of using geographic analysis techniques and mapping in child welfare.
This brief summarizes research on effective practices for children and youth referred to therapeutic residential care.
The Oklahoma Department of Human Services (DHS), in partnership with Casey Family Programs, conducted this pilot project to identify practice trends related to compliance with the federal and Oklahoma Indian Child Welfare acts. The Indian Child Welfare Act Snapshot report […]
States with Title IV-E demonstrations are using evidence-based practices, but more cost-benefit analyses are needed.
American Indian children are disproportionately more likely to be victims of maltreatment and to be in foster care than the general population of children, according to 2012 data. Despite Indian Child Welfare Act (ICWA) guidelines, only 17 percent of American […]
This report presents the results of a national survey gathering child welfare leaders’ insights into child sex trafficking and what they need to combat it.