The Child Abuse Prevention and Treatment Act (CAPTA) is a federal law that provides grants to states to support the prevention, assessment, investigation, prosecution and treatment of child abuse and neglect. This brief provides background information, summarizes the law, provides […]
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What would the child welfare system look like if we could better support families before they are in crisis? Learn more in our 2019 signature report.
Explore data about state approaches, children in care, and how money is invested in foster care vs. preventive and permanency services.
Learn how a residential treatment center is helping tribal parents recover from substance use disorder with their children.
Pay for Success expands a recovery program that allows children to remain at home with parents undergoing treatment for substance use.
This brief describes an innovative program that allows children to remain at home while their parents undergo substance use treatment.
Learn how Allegheny County achieved a kin-first culture shift in this Q&A with Marc Cherna, director of Department of Human Services.
This Q&A with Marc Cherna describes how he developed his leadership style to achieve his vision and drive change in Allegheny County.
Connecticut has integrated trauma-informed practices throughout its child welfare system by way of an innovative approach called CONCEPT.
Fathers play a critical role in children’s healthy development. Learn how to engage with and support fathers to prevent maltreatment.
This issue brief explores how crisis nurseries can support parents during a crisis and prevent abuse and neglect to children.
This webinar series highlights Medicaid and EPSDT, addressing dental and behavioral health care needs, waivers and amending state plans.
In this leadership Q & A, BJ Walker, director of Illinois DCFS, shares her perspectives regarding the importance of Family First.
This video underscores the importance of supporting staff so they can focus on what matters most: being responsive to children and families.
These two brief videos highlight the importance of building trust with staff when developing a safety culture.
These brief videos describe why establishing feedback loops for staff to provide input on policy and practice changes helps build trust.
Families involved with child welfare systems can offer critical insights and feedback. Learn to design systems driven by their expertise.
This data overview looks at trends for American Indian/Alaska Native children in care nationally, and in California and Washington.
This practice model outlines strategies and interventions that advance Casey Family Programs’ focus on permanency for youth.
These two brief videos underscore how being a data-driven system can help staff with decision-making and prioritization.