Standard CPS Assessments Dangerously Miss on the Changing Nature of Risk
“Our responsibility is to create foresight about the changing nature of risk before anything goes wrong.” – David Woods David Woods, one of the pioneers of safety science as applied today in industries such as nuclear power, airlines and health care, offers a critical insight into what continues to be missing from risk and safety analyses in child protective services (CPS).
Brief Argues Front-End Programs Should Not Replace Foster Care
A brief from a coalition of foster youth advocates in California makes the case that reducing the number of children in foster care may not always be a good thing. In “Are There Too Many Children in Foster Care?”
In-Home Services in Child Welfare
Provides an overview of child welfare in-home services and examines issues related to service delivery, funding, and program evaluation. The brief is designed to provide child welfare administrators, policymakers, and related professionals with information about the types of child welfare in-home services that are being used in the field and what the evidence shows about them.