• June 2005
  • Vol. 6, No. 5


  • The Impact of Methamphetamine on Child Welfare Practice
    The use, sale, and manufacture of methamphetamine (meth) is a growing problem across the United States. Children whose parents are meth users are at an increased risk of being abused or neglected....

  • Preserving Family Ties for Siblings in Foster Care
    In recent years, child welfare agencies have placed increasing emphasis on preserving and maintaining sibling relationships for children in foster care. The July 2005 issue of "Children and Youth...

  • How to Determine When Not to File a TPR Petition
    Among the provisions of the Adoption and Safe Families Act of 1997 is the requirement that a petition for termination of a parent's rights be filed when a child has been in out-of-home care for 15...

  • Coordinating Child Welfare and Juvenile Justice Services
    A considerable body of research confirms the connection between child maltreatment and juvenile delinquency, as evidenced by the high number of maltreated children who later commit delinquent acts...

  • National Data Analysis System Updates
    The National Data Analysis System, maintained by the Child Welfare League of America (CWLA), offers a comprehensive collection of statistics and data on State child welfare services. The system...

  • Evidence-Based Practices in Adoption
    Adoption professionals can use a new online resource that promotes and supports the use of evidence-based practices. The Virginia-based website, The Adoption Professionals' Resource, focuses...

  • Child Safety Articles
    ACTION for Child Protection (ACTION) provides consultation, training, and technical assistance to child welfare agencies and also operates the National Resource Center for Child Protective...

  • Funding Resources by State
    The Grantsmanship Center website offers one-stop shopping for State funding resources. Visitors to the funding section of the website (http://www.tgci.com/funding-sources) can click on their...