• March 2004
  • Vol. 5, No. 2

Strategies and Tools for Practice

  • Resource Kits for Kinship Care and Children's Mental Health
    The Child Welfare and Mental Health Division of the Children's Defense Fund recently published two resource kits aimed at improving the health and safety of vulnerable children and their families....

  • Washington State Programs Address Permanency Outcomes
    Two recent reports from Washington State detail strategies to enhance permanency outcomes for children in foster care. Improving Parents' Representation in Dependency Cases The Washington...

  • Sibling Placement: Research to Practice
    Barriers within the child welfare system sometimes keep siblings apart when they enter foster care. However, the authors of "Siblings and Out-of-Home Placement: Best Practices" suggest...

  • Child Trends' Guide to Effective Programs
    Child Trends has gathered its extensive knowledge of children's programs into a dynamic online Guide to Effective Programs for Children and Youth. The web-based chart provides instant answers...