Learn how formal information-sharing agreements between child protection and law enforcement agencies help keep children safe.
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Learn how family-based residential treatment for parental substance use disorder can keep families together and improve outcomes.
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.
This evidence brief explores the tremendous costs of child abuse and neglect and the cost-benefits of investing in prevention programs.
These brief videos describe how family resource centers in San Francisco offer concrete supports to families and build protective factors.
These brief videos describe the importance of collaboration across sectors to keep children safe and meet community needs.
Research highlights how quality legal representation for parents can improve permanency for children and reduce time in foster care.
This document provides information on which jurisdictions are operating under a consent decree, which are pending, and which have exited.
New York City’s crisis nursery offers support to stabilize families in crisis with a goal to decrease the risk of child maltreatment.
San Diego County’s Safety-Organized Practice model builds partnerships between families and child welfare using a strengths-based approach.
Family Resource Centers offer community-based family support to prevent child abuse and neglect. Explore key elements and effectiveness.
Family Resource Centers offer community-based family support to prevent child abuse and neglect. Review a brief summary of current research.
The current child welfare system is rooted in investigation as a response to children who already may have experienced abuse or neglect. In this construct, safety is defined as keeping children safe from further maltreatment after they experience harm. However, […]
No one understands the intricacies of the child welfare system better than those directly involved with it. Child welfare system constituents — birth parents, kinship caregivers, foster parents, and alumni of foster care — are well positioned to offer unique […]
Raising safe and healthy children can be difficult for any parent, but parents affected by substance use disorders can find it especially challenging to meet the basic physical, psychological, and emotional needs of their children. And often, the devastation of […]
This appendix provides a brief summary of the research on individual parent partner programs.
Parent partners can guide parents through a difficult time and instill hope. Learn more about parent partner programs in this issue brief.
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.