• September 2014
  • Vol. 15, No. 8

Strategies and Tools for Practice

This section of CBX offers publications, articles, reports, toolkits, and other instruments that provide either evidence-based strategies or other concrete help to child welfare and related professionals.

  • Foster Care, Delinquent Behavior, and Juvenile Justice
    Research indicates that children and youth in out-of-home care settings are more likely to be arrested as juveniles than youth in the general population. The May 2014 issue of Fostering...

  • Helping Youth Establish, Maintain Good Credit
    Because youth who have been in foster care often lack a permanent address, and their personal information is frequently shared by numerous service providers and agencies. This makes youth in care...

  • Medicaid Coverage for Youth in Care
    Effective January 1, 2014, the Federal Affordable Care Act (ACA) requires States to extend Medicaid health insurance coverage to age 26 for youth who were in foster care at age 18. This federally...