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Predictive Analytics in Child Welfare - An Assessment of Current Efforts, Challenges and Opportunities

This document explores the state of the use of predictive analytics in child welfare by conducting an environmental scan of child welfare agencies, academia, nonprofit organizations, and for-profit vendors.

Program Components of Psychosocial Interventions in Foster and Kinship Care: A Systematic Review

This systematic review examines the comparative effectiveness of foster and kinship care interventions by exploring their potential to benefit child and carer well-being, particularly focusing on child behaviour problems and relational functioning.

A Quantitative Evaluation of the Multi-Disciplinary Approach to Prevention Services (MAPS) Program to Protect Children and Strengthen Families

This article presents the results from an evaluation of a state-funded, prevention-based, pilot program called the Multi-Disciplinary Approach to Prevention Services that was designed to reduce the potential for child abuse and neglect.

Family Group Decision-Making: Parent Advocates in New York City

This podcast showcases how parent advocates, who have past experience with the child welfare system, are using their knowledge to help support families within Family Group Decision-Making (FGDM). Listeners will learn how New York City's Enhanced Family Conferencing Initiative (EFCI) expands the...

Supporting Successful Reunifications

Caseworkers should give careful consideration to assessing families’ capacity for keeping children safe and their readiness to reunify as well as to planning for postreunificationservices and contingencies in the event of future safety concerns. Child welfare agencies may find it challenging to...

Promoting Protective Factors for Children Exposed to Domestic Violence: A guide for practitioners

This factsheet presents information from a review of current research linking protective factors to well-being for children exposed to domestic violence.

Family Case Management: Family-centered care training for care-providers of children and families living with and affected by HIV

This six-day training is intended for case managers/community health volunteers/field supervisors who help households affected by HIV in India.

Family Case Management: A handbook for family case managers

This handbook is designed for the outreach workers involved in HIV care and support program in India. It details out the roles and responsibilities of Family Case Managers in addressing the wide array of health, psychosocial, nutrition, food security and education needs of the vulnerable children...

A Common Assessment Form: A guide to assessment and interdisciplinary case management for providing help to children and families at risk or in a difficult situation

This document is a guide to assessment and interdisciplinary case management for providing help to children and families at risk or in a difficult situation in Russia. The document outlines the basics of interdisplinary case management; the aims, principles and parameters of assessing the needs of...

National Case Management System for the Welfare and Protection of Children in Zimbabwe

The purpose of this document is to provide a framework for implementation of the National Case Management System (NCMS) for the care, protection and welfare of children in Zimbabwe. It includes core concepts and principles, standard operating procedures, and forms applicable in similar contexts.

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