A Public Education: Part II by ChronicleofSocialChange On Thursday nights during the spring semester, Fostering Media Connections Director Daniel Heimpel teaches a course called Journalism for Social Change at the University of California, Berkeley’s Goldman […]
Kevin Campbell developed “Family Finding,” a set of strategies being used throughout the United States and Canada to address the loneliness of children in foster care by creating lifelong supports for children and young people living […]
The Chicago-based Children’s Home Society of America (CHSA) will establish a research network aimed at testing and improving policies around child welfare and well-being. CHSA, which was founded in 1883 by Illinois Reverend Martin Van […]
Child welfare professionals can make a critical contribution to the well-being of children who enter care by preserving their connections with their brothers and sisters. Approximately two-thirds of children in foster care in the United […]
This report describes States’ data on the number of children in foster care placed in relative foster family homes, a description and assessment of the types of non-safety licensing standards waived; and States’ strategies for […]
List of State toll-free numbers for specific agencies designated to receive and investigate reports of suspected child abuse and neglect. To read the full list, please click HERE.
In this report we examine the results of a comprehensive composite state-level index of child well-being modeled after the Foundation for Child Development‘s (FCD) Child Well-Being Index (CWI). The NATIONAL CWI has been produced every […]
Illinois should even out the assessment and services to juvenile sex offenders, and shield them from the state’s registry, a commission tasked with assessing that population recommended in a report released yesterday. The Illinois Juvenile […]