• January/February 2001
  • Vol. 2, No. 1

Strategies and Tools for Practice

  • Families as Decision Makers in Child Abuse and Neglect Cases
    First introduced in New Zealand in the 1980s, Family Group Conferencing is a non-adversarial process used in child abuse cases that provides families with the opportunity to make decisions...

  • Baltimore Center Consolidates Services for Child Sexual Abuse Victims
    Officials in Baltimore purposely chose a kid friendly place--downtown Baltimore, near the Inner Harbor and the Children's Museum--to locate the Baltimore Child Abuse Center. The site is in...

  • Issue Brief Profiles States' Best Practices to Increase Adoptions, Improve Foster Care Placements
    A new issue brief by the National Governor's Association Center for Best Practices highlights State best practices in managing and delivering adoption and foster care services, streamlining...

  • Growing Latino Population Spurs Efforts to Recruit Latino Foster and Adoptive Families
    Federal law prohibits States and agencies that receive Federal funds from delaying or denying a child's placement based on the race, color, or national origin of the child or prospective foster or...