Prevention of Child Maltreatment and Unnecessary Foster Care Placement - Child Welfare Capacity Building Collaborative
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Capacity Building Collaborative
Prevention of Child Maltreatment and Unnecessary Foster Care Placement
Nurturing and safe parental relationships are essential to the healthy physical and emotional development of children; when interrupted, children and parents suffer trauma, sometimes for a lifetime. The resources below can help agencies develop prevention-focused, community-based services that strengthen the protective capacities of families to keep children in the home and help them thrive.
Promoting Safe and Stable Families factsheet describes the Promoting Safe and Stable Families program, which supports state child welfare agencies and eligible tribes in establishing and operating integrated, community-based services for families.
The following peer groups can help connect child welfare professionals working on developing community-based programs focused on prevention. Visit the Center’s Current Peer Groups page for more information or to sign up for a peer group.