• November 2013
  • Vol. 14, No. 8

Strategies and Tools for Practice

  • Responsible Fatherhood Toolkit
    The National Responsible Fatherhood Clearinghouse (NRFC) recently released Responsible Fatherhood Toolkit: Resources From the Field to assist agencies and organizations in developing or enhancing...

  • Developing Family Drug Court Programs
    Family drug courts (FDCs) use the authority of the justice system to provide timely substance abuse treatment for parents whose children are involved with child welfare. FDC programs combine...

  • Mobile Apps to Support Child Welfare Workers
    The Academy for Professional Excellence has released a series of mobile applications for both iPhones and Android mobile devices to support the work of social workers in the field. The apps now...

  • Parental Interest Directive for Immigrant Parents
    In response to the growing number of U.S. children whose immigrant parents have been detained or deported, a directive issued by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) aims to ensure these...

  • Talking About Sex With Youth in Care
    For most parents and teens, talking about sex can be an uncomfortable but important conversation. For youth in foster care, it is a conversation that may never occur, leaving these young people to...