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 […]
This collection contains nonpartisan information and resources for federal and state policymakers.
Title IV-E waiver projects demonstrate effective interventions, not just foster care.
Transforming child welfare begins with more effective investments.
This report provides a lens on the American Indian Title IV-E grantee planning process during winter 2012.
This paper describes the Promoting Safe and Stable Families Program, including an overview of the program’s funding and research on its effectiveness.
This white paper describes the accountability framework needed for smart investment of federal funding in child welfare.
This white paper analyzes how child welfare funding structures can align with the goal of providing safe, nurturing and permanent families for all children.
This white paper examines how smart investments at the federal level have positively impacted the child welfare system in five states.
This document explains how the Fostering Connections to Success and Increasing Adoptions Act benefits young people in care.