• April 2005
  • Vol. 6, No. 3

Resources

  • The Intricacies of Foster Care Law
    Social service professionals, attorneys, students, child advocates, parents, and even judges will find a wealth of information about the legal process surrounding foster care in "Foster Care Law:...
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  • Supporting Adoptive Families
    Adoptive families' need for services and supports may continue long after the adoption is finalized. In North Carolina, public agencies recognize an obligation to provide this support. Adoptive...
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  • Spanish Guide to the Child Welfare System
    The eminently readable "A Family's Guide to the Child Welfare System" is now available in Spanish. Written in a question-and-answer format to help families navigate the complexities of the child...
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  • Guidelines for Caseworkers' Family Access and Visitation
    Recognizing the importance of caseworker visits to families and children, the Child and Family Services Division of Olmsted County, MN, has developed a 47-page guide for such visits. While...
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  • Adoption Assistance by State
    Adoption assistance information by State is now provided by the Association of Administrators of the Interstate Compact on Adoption and Medical Assistance and the American Public Human Services...
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  • Virtual Global Taskforce Website
    The Virtual Global Taskforce is an international partnership created in 2003 to prevent and deter online child abuse with a mission of making the Internet a safer place; identifying, locating, and...
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  • Adoption Clubhouse Website
    The Adoption Clubhouse website was launched by the National Adoption Center as a resource for adopted children and their parents. The site contains sections such as "Speak Out," which...
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  • National CASA African-American Outreach
    The National CASA (Court-Appointed Special Advocate) Association works with local CASA groups to support quality advocacy on behalf of abused and neglected children. Learn more about the National...
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  • Funding Resources for Faith-Based and Community Organizations
    The "Grant Opportunities Notebook" provides faith-based and community organizations with information on funding opportunities within the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS). Now...
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  • Deadline Extended for Scholarships for Males of Color
    The Orphan Foundation of America has extended the deadline for its Casey Family Scholarships for Male Students of Color in Post-Secondary Education. The new deadline for submission is December 31,...
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  • Summer Internships for Foster Youth
    FosterClub will choose six current or former foster youth (ages 18 to 24) to be FosterClub All-Stars for this summer. These interns will help other youth in foster care, travel across the country,...
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  • Resource Articles for Fundraising Activities
    The Administration for Children and Families National Resource Center for the Compassion Capital Fund offers a variety of tools and services for organizations funded under the Compassion Capital...
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  • The Child Mental Health Initiative
    The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) has announced the availability of funds for its Child Mental Health Initiative. The initiative is meant to expand community...
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