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ACF OPRE News Vol. 5 Issue 8 - May 4, 2017

Evaluation of Subsidized Employment for Disconnected Youth in NYC & New Reports from a Grantee
May 4, 2017

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Youth transitioning out of foster care and into adulthood need many supports to navigate the challenges they face. Over the past three decades, federal child welfare policy has significantly increased the availability of those supports. In 1999, the Foster Care Independence Act amended Title IV-E of the Social Security Act to create the Chafee Foster Care Independence Program (the Chafee Program). This amendment doubled the maximum amount of funds potentially available to states for...

This brief provides an introduction to the developmental tasks of infancy and describes the experiences of…

According to the National Survey of Child and Adolescent Well-Being (NSCAW), children placed in out-of-home care…

Without proper support systems in place, adolescents in the child welfare system may face challenges transitioning...

The second National Survey of Child and Adolescent Well-Being (NSCAW II) is a longitudinal study intended to answer a...

The second National Survey of Child and Adolescent Well-Being (NSCAW II) is a longitudinal study intended to…

These research recommendation briefs were developed as part of a larger Needs Based Assessment that sought to discover what is known about low-income and at-risk lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) people and their interactions with human services, especially services funded by ACF, and identifies important areas for further research.

The briefs are separated into three topic areas: low-income and at-risk LGBT populations, the child welfare system and LGBT youth and LGBT adults...

These chapter briefs were developed as part of a larger Needs Based Assessment that sought to discover what is known about low-income and at-risk lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) people and their interactions with human services, especially services funded by ACF, and identifies important areas for further research.

The briefs are separated into three topic areas: low-income and at-risk LGBT populations, the child welfare system and LGBT youth and LGBT adults, and LGBT youth...

In this research brief, data from the National Survey of Child and Adolescent Well-Being (NSCAW) are used to…