• October 2008
  • Vol. 9, No. 8


  • Assessing Child Safety Through Substantiation of Maltreatment Reports
    ACTION for Child Protection recently posted "Child Safety and Substantiation of Child Maltreatment" as the August 2008 article in its series on child safety. The article describes typical child...

  • Online Directory of Community Services
    A new online directory for locating community services for children and families is available through the Maternal and Child Health Library. The Community Services Locator is designed to help...

  • Evidence-Based Practice in Treatment Foster Care
    A new resource guide by the Foster Family-Based Treatment Association (FFTA) provides valuable tools and resources to help treatment foster care (TFC) providers implement evidence-based practices...

  • Booklets Help Families Navigate the Court System
    To help youth, foster parents, biological parents, judges, attorneys, social workers, clinicians, child advocates, and others who work with children and families better understand both the...

  • Guidance on ICWA Now Available Online
    An online edition of "A Practical Guide to the Indian Child Welfare Act" (ICWA) is now available from the Native American Rights Fund (NARF). The guide is designed to answer questions from people...

  • Funding for Relative Caregiver Programs
    The Brookdale Foundation is accepting applications for its Relatives as Parents Program Local and Regional Seed Grant Initiative for 2009. The initiative aims to support programs that are...