Explore resources on the topic of trauma-informed, healing-centered child welfare systems that can be used to inform policy and practice.
Foster parent recruitment and training
Learn about the strategies that strengthen the co-parenting relationship between parents and caregivers.
Explore the importance of placement stability for youth in care and the factors that can affect it.
Explore the promising approaches that have demonstrated a positive impact in improving placement stability.
Explore a variety of our resources related to the topics of permanency and placement stability.
Learn about the steps Santa Clara County is taking to eliminate group and institutional placements as options for youth in foster care.
Learn how child protection agencies in New Jersey, Oklahoma, and Washington recruit and retain resource families for children in foster care.
Explore effective strategies that child protection agencies can use to recruit and retain traditional and therapeutic resource families.
Behavioral science offers ideas to improve the recruitment process for foster and adoptive parents in child welfare.
Children’s first and only placement should be with family. This jurisdiction scan describes strategies to place children with family.