• October 2010
  • Vol. 11, No. 8


  • Native American Children in Dependency Court
    The Indian Child Welfare Act (ICWA) established minimum Federal standards for State dependency courts handling cases involving Indian children. The latest issue of The Judges' Page newsletter...

  • Meeting the Needs of Immigrant Children and Youth
    Today, approximately a quarter of all U.S. children and youth are either the children of immigrants or are immigrants themselves. In response to the growing number of immigrant children and youth,...

  • Grief and Loss for Foster Parents
    A new factsheet from the Children's Administration of the Washington State Department of Social and Health Services (DSHS) is designed to provide foster parents with coping strategies for handling...

  • AARP Offers Database of Support for Kin Caregivers
    A new online database can help grandparents and other relatives raising kin children to find support and services. The American Association of Retired Persons (AARP) Foundation has launched the...

  • Using State Legislation to Reduce the Foster Care Population
    A new report from the National Conference of State Legislatures (NCSL) outlines ways State legislation can promote safe reduction of the population of children in foster care and ensure that...