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Brief

Strengthening Families: Action Plan for Program Improvement (Word)

This template is designed to help organizations develop an action plan for improving their program.

(1 pp)

PowerPoint

The Strengthening Families Self-Assessments for Child- and Family-Serving Programs

2014

This presentation provides a quick overview of the new materials and a more in-depth look at the revised Strengthening Families self-assessment tools released in 2014.

Report

For the Welfare of Children: Lessons Learned from Class Action Litigation

January 2012

This report brings together a series of papers authored by 22 top experts to address the factors that make system reform litigation successful. 

(152pp)

Webinar

December 2018 Strengthening Families Networking Webinar

December 2018

This video discusses resources from ZERO TO THREE focused on building protective factors with military families. Co-presenters include CSSP and the National Alliance of Children’s Trust and Prevention Funds.

Report

People of the State of CA v. Humboldt County DHHS and Sheriff’s Office (February 14 – August 31, 2018)

December 2018

This report examines the performance of Humboldt County’s Department of Health and Human Services, Child Welfare Services, and Humboldt County’s Sheriff’s Office for Monitoring Period 1 (February 14 through August 31, 2018) in meeting agreements to reform responses and systems ...

Report

LaShawn A. v. Gray Progress Report (January 1-June 30, 2018)

December 2018

This report examines the performance of the District of Columbia’s child welfare system for the period of January 1 through June 30, 2018 and determines its progress.
(159 pp)

Policy Paper

Public Charge Comments Template

December 2018

This document gives states and communities a template for use in submitting comments on the proposed public charge guidance.

(10pp)

Policy Paper

Seizing the Opportunity: 10 Ways to Advance Equity Through FFPSA

December 2018

This brief outlines 10 opportunities for states to leverage FFPSA to both advance equity and promote better outcomes for children and families. While this list is not exhaustive and there are many other strategies for advancing equity, the 10 opportunities below ...

Brief

About Strengthening Families and the Protective Factors Framework

This resource is a brief overview of the Strengthening Families Protective Factors Framework.
(2pp)

Webinar

Advancing and Measuring Well-being for Youth and Young Adults: the Youth Thrive™ Survey

November 2018

The Youth Thrive™ Survey is an innovative instrument designed to be used by organizations serving youth and young adults ages 12-26 to measure and improve their well-being. This webinar provides an overview of how to access and administer the ...