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  • Housing’s Critical Connection to Child Welfare — Part 2

    Published: January 8, 2019
    Families and children make up approximately one-third of the homeless population in the United States. These families are at greater risk of entering the child welfare system and face greater challenges in working toward reunification than families involved in child welfare who have stable housing. Child welfare agencies struggle in helping families manage both case plans and housing challenges. By connecting with community housing partners and local housing authorities, agencies can reduce the barriers families may face in obtaining affordable housing and help those families sustain their new home over time.
  • The Child Abuse Prevention and Treatment Act (CAPTA)

    Published: February 6, 2019
    This document presents CAPTA as amended by P.L. 115-271, the Substance Use–Disorder Prevention that Promotes Opioid Recovery and Treatment for Patients and Communities Act or the SUPPORT for Patients and Communities Act. The text includes the Adoption Opportunities program.
  • Child Maltreatment 2017

    Published: January 28, 2019
    This report presents national data about child abuse and neglect known to child protective services agencies in the United States during federal fiscal year 2017.
  • Letter to Update Child Welfare Directors on the Title IV-E Prevention Services Clearinghouse

    Published: January 2, 2019
    Letter to update Child Welfare Directors on the Title IV-E Prevention Services Clearinghouse
  • Tribal Federal Medical Assistance Percentage Look-Up Table for FY 2019

    Published: January 9, 2019
    This report provides information for determining tribes’ Federal Medical Assistance Percentages (FMAPs) for fiscal year 2019.
  • Tribal Federal Medical Assistance Percentage Reference Table for FYs 2018-2019

    Published: January 9, 2019
    This report provides the Federal Medical Assistance Percentages (FMAPs) for fiscal years 2018 and 2019 as well as relevant per capita income data for tribes expressing interest in operating title IV-E programs.
  • PI-19-01

    Published: January 8, 2019
    This Program Instruction (PI) provides guidance to state, territorial and tribal title IV-E agencies on the actions required to apply for title IV-B, subpart 2 funding to support the development, enhancement or evaluation of kinship navigator programs.
  • Tribal Courts and Child Welfare: Revising Your Children’s Code

    Published: January 18, 2019
    A Children’s Code authorizes a court to provide protection for children and potentially intervene for the general welfare of a child whose health, welfare, and safety are at risk. Children’s Codes provide definitions of abuse and neglect and contain laws pertaining to abuse and neglect reports and investigations.
  • IM-19-01

    Published: February 4, 2019
    This Information Memorandum (IM) issues National Model Foster Family Home Licensing Standards.
  • Tribal Courts and Child Welfare: Partnering With Tribal Social Services

    Published: February 15, 2019
    Child welfare and social services agencies must work in collaboration with juvenile and family courts. Both are responsible for protecting children and ensuring their safety, health, and well-being. Tribal courts may take their roles farther when working with their Tribe’s child welfare and social services departments by ensuring culturally competent services are provided to strengthen families and support reunification.