*  The Federal Role in Foster Care: A Paper on Current Priority Issue Areas | ASPE
Department of Health and Human Services The Federal Role in Foster Care: A Paper on Current Priority Issue Areas Karl Ensign U. ... Such programs are aimed at addressing the problems which place families at high risk of child welfare system intervention. The ... Adoption and Foster CareAdoption and Foster CareChild WelfareEarly Childhood and Child Welfare ... "AIDS Children and Child Welfare."2. Besides the lack of knowledge about the precise number of foster children infected with ...
  https://aspe.hhs.gov/basic-report/federal-role-foster-care-paper-current-priority-issue-areas
*  Economic Security & Opportunities Workshop | Women In Government
... and achieving permanency and a sense of community for juveniles in the child welfare and foster care systems, as well as ... Women legislators from across the country met to discuss policies aimed at encouraging financial literacy, helping families ... KIDS COUNT. Jill Beckwith, Deputy Director of the Rhode Island KIDS COUNT branch, presented a summary of the new KIDS COUNT ... Focusing these strategies on youth, low-income families, self-employed individuals, the homeless, and veterans gives us the ...
  http://www.womeningovernment.org/node/2314
*  Child Trends - Wikipedia
... of poverty on children's development and policies aimed at improving the lives of families living in poverty Child Welfare: ... policies and programs that affect children in and aging out of foster care, adoption, and kinship care. Child Trends publishes ... In June 2014, Child Trends launched the Child Trends Hispanic Institute. Child Trends researches: Child Poverty: the effects ... It studies children at all stages of development and aims to improve outcomes for children by providing research, data, and ...
  https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Child_Trends
*  Child Welfare<...
... an initiative aimed at raising political leadership on family preservation, foster care and adoption in the states. ... Support Children and Relatives in Kinship Families: Many children are living in "kinship families" and "GrandFamilies"-families ... To strengthen families and keep children safe, we must: *Align Federal Child Welfare Funding to Improve Outcomes for Vulnerable ... from their families and placed in foster care-and children of color are disproportionately represented in the child welfare ...
  https://www.childrensdefense.org/policy/policy-priorities/child-welfare/
*  Panel to probe child welfare abuses against Maine tribes - Portland Press Herald
... breaking up families and exposing some to abuse in foster care.. The naming of the commissioners on Tuesday was a milestone in ... process aimed at exploring tribal experiences with the child welfare system. ... Panel to probe child welfare abuses against Maine tribes. Tribal representatives and Maine have named five people who'll lead ... five people who'll lead an investigation into past abuses by child welfare agents who systematically removed tribal children ...
  https://www.pressherald.com/2012/12/18/panel-to-probe-child-welfare-abuses-against-maine-tribes/
*  Child protection - Wikipedia
... services aimed at supporting at-risk families so they can remain intact to safeguard and promote the welfare of the child, ... History of Child Protection in America by Kirsten Anderberg, Graduate History Student, 2009) Life In Foster Care Is Like A ... UNICEF TARA Homes for Children Faith Foundation Trust child fund international Adoption and Safe Families Act Child abuse Child ... to safeguard and promote the welfare of children involved in family court proceedings. In the Youth Justice System and Special ...
  https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Child_protection
*  The Case When It Comes To Child Protective Services
This act aimed to transfer kids into foster care more quickly into permanent homes, basically contradicting the goals of ... the child and family, the alleged maltreatment, the child, the parent or caregiver, and the family. Under obtaining parent or ... Unfortunately, the front line defense for innocence and child welfare is failing. Social workers under the Department of Human ... Samuel would also come visit us from time to time for family trips. His foster mother noticed and the foster grandfather came ...
  https://spark.adobe.com/page/Fbebkgq5M8kgV/
*  Disabled parents face bias, loss of kids: report - *GJ LIFESTYLES - fosters.com - Dover, NH
But these children, when they lose their families, have the same type of grief.". Schagrin, the Maryland child-welfare official ... said child welfare agencies need to provide more funding and specialized training with the aim of improving services for ... and a child was seriously harmed or died and we'd be back to square one," Waters said.. Waters said some child-welfare ... "We know foster care isn't a good place for children to be - they do better with their own parents, at their own home.". Callow ...
  http://www.fosters.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=/20121125/GJLIFESTYLES/121129578/0/CITLIFESTYLES12&CSProduct=fosters
*  Aboriginal child protection - Wikipedia
"From Child Welfare to Child, Family and Community Welfare: The Agenda of Canada's Aboriginal Peoples", in Towards Positive ... "Declaration on Social and Legal Principles Relating to the Protection and Welfare of Children, with special reference to foster ... standards aimed to achieve the dual purposes of protecting the right of an Indian child to live with an Indian family and to ... "From Child Welfare to Child, Family and Community Welfare: The Agenda of Canada's Aboriginal Peoples", in Towards Positive ...
  https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Aboriginal_child_protection
*  Healthy Counties: Fostering Better Health Outcomes in Children and Older Adults | NACo
NACo case study publication highlights the role counties play in improving health outcomes for children and older adults in ... youth and families receiving child welfare services in the county. ... counseling that aims at addressing the needs of children and adolescents with Post Traumatic Stress Disorder and other ... Best Starts for Kids in King County invests in promotion, prevention and early intervention for children, youth, families and ...
  https://www.naco.org/resources/healthy-counties-fostering-better-health-outcomes-children-and-older-adults
*  Call for Presentations
Child Welfare, Foster Care, and Adoption Services. *Judicial and Legal Affairs. *Youth and Family Involvement ... The highly competitive selection process aims to select presenters who represent an expertise and mastery of innovative and ... 2018 All rights reserved , National Indian Child Welfare Association - Protecting our Children. Preserving our Culture. , ... The National Indian Child Welfare Association (NICWA) is dedicated to the well-being of American Indian and Alaska Native ...
  https://www.nicwa.org/call-for-presentations/
*  Evaluation of Respite Care Services - Child Welfare Information Gateway
... aims to improve outcomes for children in foster care by providing respite care and family-focused social activities to foster ... Working With Children, Youth, and Families in Permanency Planning. *Working With Children, Youth, and Families After Permanency ... Family-Centered Practice *Philosophy and Key Elements of Family-Centered Practice. *Family-Centered Practice Across the Service ... New York Council on Children and Families (2011). Presents findings from the workgroup study to identify issues related to ...
  https://www.childwelfare.gov/topics/preventing/prevention-programs/respite/evaluation/
*  Suit Against State Foster Care Delivers Another Blow
... useful information as possible to both parents and professionals regarding children with special needs, disabilities, and those ... a national child-welfare advocacy group suing the state over the way it treats children in foster care. The suit is aimed at ... Children who are placed in the custody of' the Michigan DHS 'because they were not safe with their families are highly likely ... a child welfare official in Nevada who specializes in child abuse investigations, compared Michigan's child welfare managers to ...
  https://www.bridges4kids.org/articles/2-08/Freep2-12-08.html
*  Disabled parents face bias, loss of kids
... said child welfare agencies need to provide more funding and specialized training with the aim of improving services for ... then we have to enable these families to be healthy and functioning, even at public expense," Callow said. "We know foster care ... "There's a tendency to think these families aren't the same as our families. But these children, when they lose their families, ... the Maryland child-welfare official, said she found parts of the report troubling because they seemed to suggest children were ...
  http://www.dailyherald.com/article/20121124/news/711249854/
*  Arizona child-welfare agency aims to keep more kids at home
A revised policy at Arizona's Department of Child Safety aims to more clearly define when it's safe to leave a child at home, ... Noting the drop in the foster-care numbers - lauded by Casey Family Programs as the steepest in the nation at 10 percent ... DCS aims to keep more kids at home. A revised policy at Arizona's Department of Child Safety aims to more clearly define when ... The state's child-welfare agency has revamped its training - officials call it a "renovation" - to emphasize keeping families ...
  https://www.azcentral.com/story/news/local/arizona-investigations/2018/02/04/child-welfare-agency-policy-aims-clearly-define-when-safe-leave-kids-home/881208001/?from=new-cookie
*  Hm. Both Pro-Lifers and Pro-Choicers Hate the Octomom | HuffPost
... plastic surgery-enhanced welfare mother of 14, many of them 'special-needs' children. Her story is straig... ... "It takes childbearing out of the family and is not in the best interest of the children." ... She draws a line at government assistance aimed at the parents, saying, "We don't agree with welfare, though. The focus should ... a specialist in care for premature foster babies. ... "She's a poster child for irresponsible childbearing.". For ...
  https://www.huffingtonpost.com/tina-dupuy/hm-both-prolifers-and-pro_b_182418.html
*  IDEALS @ Illinois: Out of home placement location and juvenile delinquency: the investigation of neighborhood impact on child...
This dissertation aims to advance the knowledge base by investigating whether the neighborhoods associated with foster care ... child welfare juvenile justice. Abstract:. The evidence to date is clear. Victims of child abuse and neglect are at an ... was selected from the official child abuse and neglect records associated with the Illinois Department of Child and Family ... associated with foster care placement affect the risk of delinquent offending for adolescents in the child welfare system, and ...
  https://www.ideals.illinois.edu/handle/2142/46943
*  foster care | KERA News
A number were aimed at improving the state's child welfare system. Failure to do so was not an option. ... Remaking Foster Care: Why A Family Takes On Foster Kids. By Doualy Xaykaothao • May 20, 2015 ... Students range from homeless kids and those who were in foster care or the military to parents raising young children. ... Judge: Texas Foster Care System Violates Children's Rights. By Emily Ramshaw And Edgar Walters Texas Tribune • Dec 17, 2015 ...
  http://keranews.org/term/foster-care
*  Administration for Children and Families - Wikipedia
... youth and families. These programs include assistance with welfare, child support enforcement, adoption assistance, foster care ... children, individuals and communities. ACF programs aim to achieve the following: families and individuals empowered to ... "Administration on Children, Youth and Families". Administration for Children and Families. February 4, 2016. Retrieved ... Office of Child Care (OCC) Office of Child Support Enforcement (OCSE) Children's Bureau (CB) Family and Youth Services Bureau ( ...
  https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Administration_for_Children_and_Families
*  Kimberly Ricketts - Wikipedia
Programs, Casey Family. "Casey Family Programs Hires Former New Jersey Child Welfare Leader as Managing Director for Strategic ... Rispoli, Michael (September 15, 2009). "N.J. launches campaign aimed at stabilizing lives of foster children". NJ.com. ... made in increasing adoptions out of foster care and establishing children's medical units in each Division of Youth and Family ... Under Rickett's leadership, the Department of Children and Families partnered with Casey Family Programs to launch the "Raise ...
  https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kimberly_Ricketts
*  KVC Health Systems - Wikipedia
KVC provides services for children and families including foster care, adoption, in-home family therapy / family preservation ... This aims to equip foster parents to better support children who have experienced trauma such as abuse or neglect. "Foster care ... nonprofit child welfare and behavioral healthcare organization. When Kansas became the first U.S. state to privatize its child ... James Shields and KU Coach Bill Self Help KVC Kids in Foster Care Kansas City Royals' Big Game James Section for KVC Kids in ...
  https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/KVC_Health_Systems
*  Disabled parents face bias, loss of kids
But these children, when they lose their families, have the same type of grief. Schagrin, the Maryland child-welfare official, ... said child welfare agencies need to provide more funding and specialized training with the aim of improving services for ... We know foster care isn t a good place for children to be they do better with their own parents, at their own home. Callow, who ... and a child was seriously harmed or died and we d be back to square one, Waters said. Waters said some child-welfare officials ...
  http://www.macombdaily.com/article/20121125/LIFE04/121129750/disabled-parents-face-bias-loss-of-kids
*  University of Pittsburgh School of Social Work - Wikipedia
The School also administers the statewide Child Welfare Education and Research Programs from the Oakland Campus and the Child ... This new design identified four major areas (concentrations) of study: Children, Youth and Families; Health and Mental Health; ... The program aims to provide students with the skills needed to engage in culturally competent practice with diverse populations ... This Center was created to foster multidisciplinary research on race related social issues, mentor scholars whose research ...
  https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/University_of_Pittsburgh_School_of_Social_Work
*  Enhancing the implementation of the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Child Placement Principle
... to families including family support and family preservation services which aim to keep families together and prevent child ... They often receive less practical and financial support from child welfare bodies than their foster-carer counterparts, ... The current use of family group conferences in child welfare practice in the UK. Child and Family Social Work, 8(4), 331-340. ... Commission for Children and Young People and Child Guardian.. *Connolly, M. (2007). Family group conferences in child welfare. ...
  https://aifs.gov.au/cfca/publications/enhancing-implementation-aboriginal-and-torres-strait-islander-child/export
*  Supporting Parents Program - Full Text View - ClinicalTrials.gov
... through social welfare practice and at the level of outcomes for children and families. ... The specific aims of this study are to (1) Test the effectiveness of training community social welfare service providers in the ... Social-Emotional Growth Fostering NCAST Scales: Coded from observation of caregiver interacting with child on teaching task. ... Most children who have experienced maltreatment and are receiving services through the Child Welfare System (CWS) remain in ...
  https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT01332851