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Head Start programs serve over one million children and families each year in all 50 states, yet millions of others are left out due to limited funding. Over 14 states are investing Head Start funding to improve outcomes for at-risk children and families. This report features several states, including Minnesota, Maryland, Oregon, Massachusetts, and Missouri and their steps to invest Head Start funding to improve equity and opportunity for at-risk children and families.
CMS has developed this toolkit to help community partners stay informed on CMS and HHS materials available on the COVID-19. Many partners are highlighted for their community care linkages, including faith-based partners, youth partners, LGBT partners, caregiver partners, African American partners, Asian American and Pacific Islander partners, Latino partners, and many other partners in the continuum of care during the COVID-19 pandemic.
This slide deck covers the following topics: effects of prenatal substance exposure on infants and child welfare services; changes in the Child Abuse Prevention and Treatment Act (CAPTA) regarding Plans of Safe Care for Infants and Caregivers and updates on What Works in Collaborative Teams and Family Treatment Court Standards.
This resource is a short report from the Children's Bureau and The Administration for Children, and Familiies that describes estimated data from Fiscal year 2016. The Adoption and Foster Care Analysis and Reporting System data describes various subsets regarding children in foster care.
A data set from the Administration for Children and Families based upon the Adoption and Foster Care Analysis and Reporting System that shows the number of children adopted by state. The data set includes numbers of children adopted in each state for fiscal years 2008 through 2017.
Community readiness is the degree to which a community is willing and prepared to take action on an issue.The Community Readiness Model was developed by researchers at the Tri-Ethnic Center for Prevention Research (Oetting, Donnermeyer, Plested, Edwards, Kelly, and Beauvais, 1995) to help communities be more successful in their efforts to address a variety of issues, such as drug and alcohol use and HIV/AIDs prevention. In part, it is based upon the principles of the Personal Readiness for Change. Later, you will see some of the same stages of community readiness that you see in the Personal Stages of Change model above.
This resource from the Administration for Children and Families and the Children's Bureau describes the trends in foster care and adoption from fiscal years 2008-2017. The data is based upon the Adoption and Foster Care Analysis and Reporting System.
A fact sheet developed by Children's Rights. This fact sheet includes information about prevalence of opoid realted deaths, cost of the opioid crisis, effects on children in foster care, and what federal acts have addressed the opioid crisis.
This research brief from the Office of the Assistant Secretary for Planning and Evaluations contains findings regarding the opioid epidemic and the child welfare system. The brief addresses the results of a mixed methods study that examined caseloads, availability and use of substance treatment and the child welfare system response to the epidemic.
This resource is a summary of the Family First Prevention Services Act produced by Alliance for Strong Families ant Communiites and PCG Consulting. It provides an overview of each part of the bill as well as a timeline allowed for implementation delays.