• January 2014
  • Vol. 15, No. 1

Strategies and Tools for Practice

  • Helping Youth Access Credit Reports
    For a young person transitioning out of foster care, poor credit can add to the challenges of getting an apartment, a bank account, or a student loan and achieving financial stability. A new...

  • Child- and Adolescent-Fair Courtrooms
    A recent issue of CenterPiece, the peer-reviewed newsletter of the National Child Protection Training Center (NCPTC), presents the perspective of a frightened 7-year-old girl who was the victim...

  • Becoming a Permanence-Driven Organization
    Anu Family Services, a treatment foster care agency, and the Center for Advanced Studies in Child Welfare published a how-to guidebook for child welfare agencies on improving permanency outcomes...

  • Guidance for Mandated Reporters
    A two-page brochure from the Massachusetts Department of Children and Families (DCF) answers frequently asked questions about mandated reporting of child abuse and neglect, such as: * Who...