• February 2009
  • Vol. 10, No. 1

Strategies and Tools for Practice

Read about a unique State program that uses paralegals to help workers, find out about a new application for Family Group Conferencing, and catch up on the latest uses of technology in child welfare.

  • Paralegals Promote Permanency
    Pennsylvania has initiated a unique program that frees up time for both caseworkers and attorneys in child welfare agencies, focuses new resources on finding relatives for children in foster care,...

  • Family Group Conferencing With Immigrant Families
    Family Group Conferencing (FGC) can be an important tool for engaging the extended family members of an immigrant child involved with the child welfare system. In FGC, the caseworker brings...

  • Using Technology to Improve Child Welfare
    The technology blitz of the past decade offers many new possibilities to child welfare professionals in a variety of areas, including day-to-day practice with families, tracking and evaluating...