• February 2009
  • Vol. 10, No. 1


  • Opportunities for Former Foster Youth
    Older foster youth and former youth may be eligible for the following two opportunities: Scholarships The Orphan Foundation of America (OFA) is now accepting applications for scholarships...

  • New Resources on Citizens Review Panels Website
    The University of Kentucky (UK) College of Social Work maintains the National Citizens Review Panels website, which contains resources from each State's Citizens Review Panel (CRP), including...

  • Guidance on Child Visitation With Caseworkers and Families
    Child Visits With Caseworkers Findings from the first round of the Child and Family Services Reviews (CFSRs) showing a relationship between positive outcomes for children in foster care and...

  • Grants for Mentoring Programs
    The U.S. Department of Justice's Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (OJJDP) has announced funding opportunities for initiatives that will assist in the development and maturity...

  • Website Update for the National Center on Shaken Baby Syndrome
    The National Center on Shaken Baby Syndrome (SBS) recently updated its website to provide more comprehensive information on SBS for parents and professionals. SBS is the leading cause of death...

  • Sharing Family Strengths Activity Booklet
    The "Sharing Family Strengths" activity booklet is now available from Family & Children's Service (FCS), a nonprofit organization in Minnesota that provides skills training in parenting, anger...