Family First Prevention Services Act
Family First Clearinghouse Announces 18 Programs for Review
The Prevention Services Clearinghouse announced the next set of programs up for review for effectiveness in addressing families' needs without child welfare intervention.
Family First, Five Years In: Outside Safety Net Services Needed to Prevent Foster Care, Expert Panel Says
Five years after the Family First Act, experts said the next phase will rely on safety net services outside the child welfare system.
Supporters, Not Reporters: Preventing Foster Care in California
California and Los Angeles County advance prevention plans to keep more families out of the child welfare system.
Family First Clearinghouse Approves New Programs
The federal clearinghouse that approves foster care prevention services has okayed five new programs, while rejecting seven models with an evidence base that it assessed as “does not currently meet criteria” for inclusion.
Report IDs Progress, Problems with Changes to Congregate Care in Family First Act
Barriers persist in reducing use of congregate care under the Family First Prevention Services Act, according to a new report.
Minnesota Family First Plan Gets Federal Approval
Minnesota sought approval for just two of the dozens of programs for foster care prevention eligible for federal funds.
A Child Welfare New Year’s Resolution: Act with Urgency
For child welfare to better serve the behavioral health needs of kids in out-of-home care, we need to enact various solutions.
We Can Reduce the Need for Special Education through Better Drug Treatment
Pregnant women struggling with drug addiction need early and effective paths to sobriety, writes Darcy Olsen.