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Providing Foster Care for Young Adults: Early Implementation of California’s Fostering Connections Act

This report examines the planning process for implementing California’s Fostering Connections Act (AB 12) and the bill’s early implementation.  It includes an overview of AB 12 and its evolution through subsequent amendments. It reviews the […]

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The Promoting Safe and Stable Families Program

The Promoting Safe and Stable Families Program (PSSF) is a federal program that helps states help families stay together to keep their children safe through family support, preservation and reunification services. This report provides an […]

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An International Analysis of Child Welfare

This dissertation examines the determinants of international variations in child welfare. It focuses on the relationship between child welfare and the distribution of power in societies, using a composite measurement called the “holistic child welfare […]

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Race and Child Welfare

Chapin Hall and Harvard Law School’s Child Advocacy Program co-sponsored an invitational conference in January 2011 addressing what has been generally characterized as racial disproportionality in child welfare. This issue brief reflects the research presented […]