Workshop Video: Protecting Your Child Welfare Budget During COVID-19 Reductions: Part One
In this video, Jim Czarniak walks staff of New York counties through the use of a customizable workbook and slideshow to help defend their child welfare jurisdiction budget against cuts. This workshop is to be used with the corresponding workbook and slideshow.
This template is designed for local child welfare jurisdictions to complete with their own information. An LDSS can use the template to create easy-to-read one-pagers to share with kinship caregivers to explain some of the custodial options available to them.
Promising Program Models that Prevent and Respond to Crises in Family-Based Settings
This resource provides an overview of best practices in community crisis response, crisis response training for foster and kinship families and family support models with embedded crisis response. Specific program models for each type of support are provided.
This easy-to-read desktop guide for child welfare staff and families, presents links to COVID-19-related federal and state policies and regulations; resources for staff, kinship and foster families, and youth; information on family court; and guidance on PPE, among other topics.
Strategies and Models to Effectively Serve Teens and JD/PINS
This presentation provides different strategies that jurisdictions can use to effectively serve teens in the foster care sytem, including those who are involved in the juvenile justice system or a Persons In Need of Supervision case.