5 Reasons to Support A Better Path for Young People in Foster Care
This social media-friendly Success Beyond 18 fact sheet makes the case for extended foster care done right.

by Jim Casey Youth Opportunities Initiative – 2013
Extended Foster Care, Success Beyond 18

A Blueprint for Using Data to Reduce Disparities/Disproportionality in Human Services and Behavioral Health Care.
This guide shows how to use data to help achieve racial equity in human and behavioral health care services policy.

by Technical Assistance Partnership for Child and Family Mental Health & American Institutes for Research – 2013
Racial Equity, Using data on racial disproportionality

A Call to Action: An Integrated Approach to Youth Permanency and Preparation for Adulthood
This paper provides child welfare policy recommendations that support older youth permanence.

by Casey Center for Effective Child Welfare Practice – 2005
Older Youth Permanence, Young people leave foster care to a family

A Developmental Perspective on College & Workplace Readiness
This report provides a developmental perspective on the skills and competencies young people need to be ready for college, the workplace, and the transition to adulthood.

by Child Trends – 2008
Research and Evaluation

A Family for Every Child: Strategies to Achieve Permanency for Older Foster Children and Youth
This guide outlines child welfare policy strategies to achieve older youth permanence.

by North American Council on Adoptable Children – 2005
Older Youth Permanence, Young people leave foster care to a family

A Reason, a Season, or a Lifetime: Relational Permanence Among Young Adults with Foster Care Backgrounds
This paper illustrates the power of social capital and other policy strategies to help achieve older youth permanence.

by Gina Miranda Samuels – 2008
Older Youth Permanence, Social Capital, Young people leave foster care to a family
Addressing Racial Disproportionality in Child Welfare
This paper lays out policy recommendations for achieving racial equity and reducing racial disproportionality in child welfare.

by Child Welfare Information Gateway – 2011
Racial Equity, Utilizing individualized assessments

Addressing the Unmet Educational Needs of Children and Youth in the Juvenile Justice and Child Welfare System
This paper provides policy recommendations for improving education outcomes for young people in the juvenile justice and child welfare system.

by Georgetown Public Policy Institute: Center for Juvenile Justice – 2011
Education, Juvenile Justice, School stability

Adolescent Fathers in CPS Care
This study addresses the unique needs of parenting teens, focusing on young men involved with the child protection services (CPS) system who are fathers.

by Dr. Derrick Gordon – 2013
Parenting Teens

Adverse Childhood Experience: The Balance of Risk and Opportunity
This presentation on the Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACE) Study illustrates how to provide opportunities, promote physical and mental health, and ensure that young people can successfully…

by Dr. Robert Anda, MD, MS – 2013
Comprehensive health care, Physical and Mental Health