Despite Implementation of Extended Foster Care in California, Permanency Rates Declined
An increasing number of states, including California, have extended foster care to age 21. However, there has been some concern that providing extended care may...
Training for Attorneys Representing Children Affects Some Child Welfare Outcomes
Most states require that children in child welfare cases be represented by attorneys. Most of these attorneys are solo practitioners or in small, general...
Educational and Economic Benefits Found for Foster Youth in Massachusetts Outreach Program
Studies show that the transition out of foster care and into independent living can be challenging for young adults. The Massachusetts Adolescent Outreach...
Few Impacts for Youth Participating in Life Skills Training Program
Studies show that youth aging out of foster care encounter many challenges as they transition to adulthood. The Life Skills Training (LST) Program was designed...
Families and Child Welfare Caseworkers Disagree about Service Needs
This report shares the findings of a comprehensive evaluation of the Bureau of Milwaukee Child Welfare.
Youth Who Run Away from Out-of-Home Care
Given child protective services’ responsibility to provide stability for children in their care, running away from out-of-home care is an event of great...