Explore how family treatment courts are a family-centered intervention for families affected by substance use disorder.
We believe that every child deserves a safe and permanent family. Leaders from the field routinely ask questions about how to support practices and policies that strengthen permanency outcomes and reduce re-entries into care. The documents featured here reflect responses to inquiries about best practices for helping children safely return to permanent, loving homes and remain there.
Learn about findings from a study that explores the effect that four social policies and programs can have on child poverty.
Learn how child protection agencies and domestic violence programs can work collaboratively to address safety and well-being of families.
Learn about a resource guide that was created and distributed in New Hampshire to support child and family well-being.
Explore some key strategies that child welfare agencies can engage in when working with families that live in rural or tribal communities.
In this Q&A, parents describe their personal experience with the child protection system and how agencies can engage better with parents.
Learn from a study that explores how making reports to CPS may lead to over-surveillance and trauma for families.
This brief describes how New Jersey offers voluntary services that aim to meet family needs and ensure child safety and well-being.
This brief describes how New York City offers voluntary, in-home prevention services that aim to meet family needs and ensure child safety.
This brief describes voluntary services offered to families in Oklahoma that aim to meet family needs and ensure child safety.
This overview summarizes the work of jurisdictions that provide voluntary child welfare services that aim to strengthen families.
This brief describes how the state of Washington offers voluntary services that aim to connect families to necessary resources.
This strategy brief describes how New Hampshire used Requests for Information to expand and improve its prevention service array.
Explore findings from a study that shares how offering material supports to families is effective in reducing maltreatment.
Explore strategies that support keeping siblings together in foster care and in permanent families to better support their well-being.
Explore strategies that establish a kin-first philosophy to prioritize kinship care for children and support relative caregivers.
Learn how the policies and practices of A Second Chance Inc. have helped advance kinship care and improved outcomes in Allegheny County.
Understand the importance of a kin-first culture and strategies for child protection agencies to prioritize and support kinship caregivers.
Learn about resources to help connect youth in foster care and their families with needed technology.
Learn how strategic partnerships between child protection agencies and early care and education can benefit children and families.