Significant amounts of money and resources are spent on child and family services, so successful evaluation of whether or not they are achieving the best outcomes is essential. This edited collection offers an international perspective on the challenges of designing and undertaking outcome-based evaluation of child and family services.
Nearly every state in the union now has some offer of extended foster care for youths who turn 18 in foster care and do not feel ready to “age out” into adulthood. And 26 of those […]
In 2013, the images of a young girl, Zoe, being removed from her family in the short film “ReMoved” flooded social media. People across the country were moved by the depiction of the little girl’s […]
Executive Director Joseph Tietz of California Youth Connection announced last week that he will leave the non-profit this September after six years of service. The organization provides advocacy and leadership training to foster youth and adults. It also creates and advocates for legislative measures that support youth in foster care. […]