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Learning Center - Child Welfare Information Gateway

The National Foster Care & Adoption Directory offers adoption and foster care resources by State.

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Foster Care and Adoption Education and Training Organizations - Includes State organizations that provide publications, online learning tools, discussion groups, workshops, as well as other...

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How to Assess the Reputation of Licensed, Private Adoption ...

How to Assess the Reputation of Licensed, Private Adoption Agencies

How to Assess the Reputation of Licensed, Private Adoption Agencies

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How to Assess the Reputation of Licensed, Private Adoption Agencies

https://www.childwelfare.gov/pubs/twenty/

Because there are more than 1,700 licensed private...

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Child Welfare/Foster Care Statistics - Child Welfare ...

These resources provide State and national data on the number of children in the child welfare system, trends in foster care caseloads, and well-being outcomes. Learn about sources of data and statistics on children and families in the child welfare system and considerations for understanding the limitations and potential use of the available data.

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Working With American Indian Children and Families in ...

Working With American Indian Children and Families in Adoption

Working With American Indian Children and Families in Adoption

The Indian Child Welfare Act of 1978 (ICWA) set Federal requirements for children in the child welfare system who are members of or eligible for membership in a federally recognized American Indian Tribe. Caseworkers must comply with the ICWA provisions related to foster...

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Foster Parent Inservice Training - Child Welfare ...

Resources address curricula and materials offering inservice training to foster families on topics such as behavior management, sibling issues, independent living, and more. Resources include State and local examples .

Early Identification of Developmental Disabilities: Practical Tools For Foster and Adoptive Parents [Webinar]

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (2013)

Describes programs...

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Related topics : foster parent training materials / foster parent training topics / foster care parent training / foster parent training / foster parent program

Concept and History of Permanency in U.S. Child Welfare ...

Concept and History of Permanency in U.S. Child Welfare

Concept and History of Permanency in U.S. Child Welfare

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Related topics : children in foster care / children first foster family agency / children's way foster family agency / adopting a child from foster care in another state / foster care adoption agencies

History of Adoption Practices in the United States - Child ...

History of Adoption Practices in the United States

History of Adoption Practices in the United States

While the practice of adoption has been around for millennia, the recent history of adoption in the United States can be tracked to the 1850s, with the passage of the first "modern" adoption law in Massachusetts that recognized adoption as a social and legal process based on child welfare rather...

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Related topics : history of adoption timeline / foster child adoption process / how many american families want to adopt a child / adopt american child / child adoption process in canada

Evidence-Based Practice - Child Welfare Information Gateway

Evidence-Based Practice

Evidence-Based Practice

Use the following resources to learn more about child abuse prevention programs and strategies supported by scientific research. These resources can help programs choose and implement evidence-based practices that will suit the needs of the families and communities they serve. Resources include State and local examples .

The practices included below...

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Related topics : child abuse foster homes / foster care home visit