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Policy Paper

A Barrier to Child Welfare Reform: The Supreme Court’s Flexible Approach to Federal Rule of Civil Procedure 60(b)(5) and Granting Relief to States in Institutional Reform Litigation

In a recent decision, Horne v. Flores, the Court demanded a broader and more flexible application of Federal Rule of Civil Procedure (Rule) 60(b)(5). In doing so, the Court opened the door for states to […]

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Children's Mental Health

Medicaid and CHIP FAQs: Funding for the New Adult Group, Coverage of Former Foster Care Children and CHIP Financing

This brief answers questions concerning federal funding of the new adult group under Medicaid, health coverage of former foster care children, and Children Health Insurance Program (CHIP) financing. To read the full report, please click […]

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Children's Mental Health

Cutting Violence and Cutting Prison Costs in Maine: Accessing Available Federal Funds to Provide Essential Health Care

This position paper from the Fight Crime: Invest in Kids organization, a nonpartisan anti-crime organization made up of more than 5,000 law enforcement leaders and crime survivors, including more than 125 in Maine, discusses the […]

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Publication

In-Home Services in Child Welfare

Provides an overview of child welfare in-home services and examines issues related to service delivery, funding, and program evaluation. The brief is designed to provide child welfare administrators, policymakers, and related professionals with information about […]