• October 2009
  • Vol. 10, No. 8


  • Addressing Racial Disproportionality in the Courts
    Reducing racial disproportionality and disparate treatment of minority children is the focus of a new initiative from the National Council of Juvenile and Family Court Judges (NCJFCJ). The Courts...

  • New Book on Supervision
    Child Welfare Supervision, edited by Cathryn C. Potter and Charmaine R. Brittain, provides a practical guide to the topic for supervisors and managers, applying principles of supervision,...

  • A Child's Book About Recovering After Sexual Abuse
    Sarah's Waterfall: A Healing Story About Sexual Abuse is a new tool for helping girls, ages 7 to 12, heal after the trauma of sexual abuse. A series of journal entries trace a young girl's...

  • Improving the Legal System's Approach to LGBTQ Youth In Foster Care
    Addressing the barriers to safety, permanency, and well-being for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and questioning (LGBTQ) youth is the focus of the Opening Doors Project: Improving the Legal...

  • Grants for Grandparents Raising Children
    Once again, the Brookdale Foundation's Relatives as Parents Program (RAPP) is offering its Local, Regional, and State Seed Grant Initiatives. Grants will be made to promote the development and...