- January 2014
- Vol. 15, No. 1
- Children's Bureau Express
- Child Welfare Research
Child Welfare Research
CBX points to a report examining scenarios for delinking title IV-E eligibility from income requirements set forth under the Aid to Families With Dependent Children program, an evaluation of Family Finding used with children new to out-of-home care, and a blog post about a special visa that may help undocumented children achieve permanency.
- Delinking IV-E Eligibility and Income Standards
Current title IV-E eligibility is tied to whether the family from which a child is removed would have met the income standard of the 1996 Aid to Families With Dependent Children (AFDC) program,...
- Family Finding for Youth New to Foster Care
The Family Finding model promotes positive relationships and secure commitments from adults who are expected to remain involved in a child's life after he or she ages out of foster care....
- Strategies for Counting Homeless Youth
To help fulfill the Obama administration's quest to end homelessness, the U.S. Interagency Council on Homelessness along with the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, the U.S. ...
- Special Immigrant Juvenile Status Visas
A growing number of children and families involved with child welfare are immigrants or refugees. This population has a unique set of needs and face different challenges than other families...
- Building Capacity for Evidence-Based Practice
In recent years, the Federal Government has made the funding and development of evidence-based practices a top priority within the child welfare field. Despite these policy directives, many...