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LaShawn A. v. Bowser Progress Report (April 1-December 31, 2019)

June 2020

This report examines the performance of the District of Columbia’s child welfare system for the period of April 1 - December 31, 2019 and determines its progress. 

(86 pp)

Policy Paper

COVID-19: Our Response Must Protect the Health and Well-Being of All Children, Youth, and Families

March 2020

As the United States responds to the public health emergency and the looming economic crisis stemming from COVID-19, there has not been enough attention to the needs of children, youth, and families who are likely to suffer most during this crisis.

Read a statement from CSSP President Judith Meltzer on COVID-19.

(2pp)

Report

Michelle H., et al. v. McMaster and Leach Progress Report (April 2019 -September 2019)

February 2020

This is the sixth report on the progress of the South Carolina Department of Social Services in meeting the requirements of the Final Settlement Agreement.

(167 pp)

Webinar

Youth Thrive Survey Reflections and Lessons Learned

January 2020

This webinar showcased early adapters of the Youth Thrive Survey and the lessons and findings they learned from their implementation process.

Report

Charlie and Nadine H. v. Murphy Progress Report XXIV (January-June 2019)

January 2020

This report measures the progress under the Sustainability and Exit Plan and includes performance data for the period of January 1 through June 30, 2019.

(78 pp)

Brief

Youth Thrive Survey Request for Support

January 2020

This is a questionnaire for jurisdictions and organizations to request assistance with the Youth Thrive Survey.

Report

People of the State of CA v. Humboldt County DHHS and Sheriff’s Office (March 1 – August 31, 2019)

December 2019

This report assesses Humboldt County’s Department of Health and Human Services, Child Welfare Services, and Humboldt County’s Sheriff’s Office’s progress in sustaining and performing corrective actions, focusing on March 1 to August 31, 2019, of a stipulated judgment filed by California’s Attorney General’s Office. The report contains recommendations of CSSP (the compliance monitor) for meeting and sustaining outstanding requirements of the Judgment. 

Report

Michelle H., et al. v. McMaster and Leach Progress Report (October 2018-March 31, 2019)

October 2019

This is the fifth report on the progress of the South Carolina Department of Social Services in meeting the requirements of the Final Settlement Agreement.

(177 pp)

Webinar

Engaged Communities Preventing Child Abuse: The 90by30 Story

September 2019

This webinar discussed 90by30, a community-campus partnership based in Lane County, Oregon whose stated mission is to decrease child abuse 90% by the year 2030. This initiative is housed at the University of Oregon’s Center for the Prevention of Abuse and Neglect (CPAN), a community engagement, public health model using the Strengthening Families Protective Factors approach within a Collective Impact framework.

Brief

Advancing Healthy Outcomes: Eight Ways to Promote the Health and Well-Being of LGBTQ+ Youth Involved with Child Welfare through FFPSA

August 2019

This brief outlines how child welfare systems can implement these eight strategies to address existing disproportionalities and disparities for LGBTQ+ children, youth, and families, promote optimal well-being, and recognize and affirm the multidimensional identities of youth and families including race, ethnicity, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, and immigration status.