Kin-First Placement Resources
WiKiHow for Kinship Foster Care - This guide outlines the critical strategies for jurisdictions to develop a “kin-first” placement culture and practice.
Kinship Process Mapping- This toolkit provides instructions on how to assess barriers to effective kinship foster care training, certification and support. This tool is complemented by the essential guide to kinship data found here.
Placements Requirement Waiver Form- This is a sample form used in Connecticut to request a waiver for typical foster home requirements to facilitate kinship placements and reduce barriers to kinship certification.