• Sept / Oct 2006
  • Vol. 7, No. 7


  • Foster Family Assessments
    Casey Family Programs offers Casey Foster Family Assessments, a suite of free online tools to help workers assess foster parent applicants' strengths and training needs in the areas of foster...

  • A New Magazine for Parents With CPS Involvement
    "Rise" is a magazine written by and for parents who have been involved with New York City's child welfare system. Its mission is to provide parents with true stories about the system's role in...

  • A Guide to Working With African-American Families
    The Minnesota Department of Human Services has a new publication to help social workers address the overrepresentation of African-American children and their families involved in child protective...

  • Database of Evidence-Based Programs
    The Evidence-Based Program Database, developed by the Ohio State University Center for Learning Excellence, contains a compilation of government, academic, and nonprofit evidence-based programs...

  • New Statistics on Child Welfare Available
    Data from the Annie E. Casey Foundation's 2006 KIDS COUNT Data Book are now available in an online database. Users can access State-by-State profiles or compare specific data across multiple...

  • Big Brothers Big Sisters Hispanic Initiative
    Big Brothers Big Sisters is launching a new initiative to connect with Hispanic communities and volunteers in order to better serve Latino children and families. Features include a new Spanish...

  • Federal Resources for Youth Development
    A new publication from America's Promise – The Alliance for Youth provides information on more than 100 Federal funding sources that are directly related to the core resources of youth...