Wednesday, May 13, 2009

Preserving Families and Reducing Foster Care

Casey Family Programs recently issued a ten year retrospective of the research on Intensive Family Preservation Services, a program model developed to prevent unnecessary foster care placements. The report
reviews the main research findings over the past 30 years for intensive family preservation services with particular focus on the last decade and describes the methodological challenges that have been encountered. [It ends] with concrete recommendations as to how future research can advance the design and use of this model.
For policies to safely increase exits from foster care.

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