This overview describes the negative impacts of group and institutional settings and posits strategies for eliminating their overuse.
This learning exchange explores the “seven levers” that are key to ending the need for group placements in child welfare.
Learn from a participatory qualitative research report about the impacts of institutional placement on youth who experienced them.
Learn from five state agencies about their strategies for implementing the QRTP requirements of the Family First Prevention Services Act.
Learn about the steps Santa Clara County is taking to eliminate group and institutional placements as options for youth in foster care.
David Sanders discusses how child protection agencies and providers can move upstream to provide proactive support for families.
Jeremy Kohomban, President and CEO of Children’s Village, explains how Family First can catalyze the transformation of residential care.
These brief videos describe what it would take to re-envision residential care so that children grow up where they belong: with family.
Learn how child protection agencies can partner with other systems to best support youth involved in or at risk of sex trafficking.
Learn how a residential treatment program for children with behavioral health challenges shifted its practice toward parent engagement.