Resource Library

The Center for States designs products, services, and learning experiences to increase understanding and awareness, and build knowledge and skills. The Center focuses its attention on developing products and resources on several core organizational and practice topics.

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Explore how child welfare professionals and organizations can build capacity for implementing the reasonable and prudent parent standard (RPPS) for children and youth in foster care. 

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Available on CapLEARN; registration required.
Get informed about creating normalcy for LGBTQ children and youth in foster care and browse relevant examples.

Webinar

Available on CapLEARN; registration required.

Provides an overview of the Family Empowerment and Leadership Academy (FELA), a learning experience designed to assist States in building their system capacity to involve family leaders at all levels of agency child welfare administration and practice.

Webinar

Learn about the challenges faced by lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and questioning (LGBTQ) families involved with the child welfare system and ways to help them.

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Discover how parent partner programs support family reunification by guiding and motivating parents into constructive interactions with the child welfare system and courts.

Webinar

Available on CapLEARN; registration required.

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Pair this recorded webinar with the discussion guide to learn caregiver and birth parent partnerships and trauma-informed visitation. 

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Learn how to support state planning and implementation of the reasonable and prudent parent standard (RPPS), which is required by the Preventing Sex Trafficking and Strengthening Families Act (P.L. 113–183), to help children and youth in foster care experience normal childhood and adolescent activities. 

Webinar

Available on CapLEARN; registration required.

Introduces child welfare professionals and family leaders to the Parent Partner Program Navigator, a web-based, interactive tool designed to assist child welfare staff and parent partner leaders in designing and implementing parent partner programs.

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Explore the benefits of reunification and post-reunification supports and how these strategies help prevent reentry into foster care. 

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Explore existing frameworks for protective capacities and protective factors and learn how to use them together for better prevention.

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This webinar includes a summary of the provisions and examples from agencies that have successfully reduced the number of children in group care.

Webinar

Available on CapLEARN; registration required.