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.
Prior to President Teddy Roosevelt’s 1909 White House Conference on the Care of Dependent Children, institutional placement was considered the “best method” of caring for dependent youth. Boards of trustees comprised of community leaders volunteered […]
by Betsy Krebs For high school seniors, this is the month of college acceptances and rejections. Some of those celebrating (or cursing and crying) are 17- or 18-year-olds in the foster care system. But not […]
There is a whole lot of youth-related legislation in the ole’ congressional hopper these days. And with Congress revved up for bipartisan compromise, it’s almost certain to move! Alright, half that statement is true. Youth […]