Research

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Advancing Trauma-informed Care Within and Across Child-Serving Systems
This guide offers a framework and process informed by preliminary lessons learned from the MSTIC work, along with guidance from the fields of...
2020
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Blueprint for Practice: Chapin Hall’s Approach to Building and Sustaining a Practice Model
This white paper describes how Chapin Hall helps child welfare agencies create and implement individually-tailored practice...
2020
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Alameda County’s Youth Transitions Partnership Program: A Promising Model for Supporting Transition-Age Youth in Foster Care
This brief describes the Youth Transitions Partnership (YTP) model, the results of the formative evaluation undertaken by Chapin Hall researchers, and the...
2020
Foster Youths’ Capacity To Live Independently Should Drive Extended Foster Care Placement
This memo examines youths’ predominant placement type between ages 18 and 21. It compares the characteristics of youth who resided predominantly in...
2020
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Researchers Find Association between Participation in Extended Foster Care and Reduced Risk of Homelessness
This memo examines whether participating in extended foster care decreases the odds of experiencing homelessness among foster youth by age...
2020
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System Changes Could Improve Relationships between Incarcerated Mothers and Their Children
This brief shares comments from incarcerated mothers interviewed by researchers and researchers' findings about programs for incarcerated...
2020