UPDATED: Transition to Adulthood and Independent Living
Provides resources to help adolescents transition to adulthood and live independently, including information about programs, promising practices, support services and resources for youth, and extending out-of-home care for youth past age 18. VISIT THE WEB SECTION
UPDATED: Kinship Care
Provides professionals and families with information about the needs and challenges experienced by kinship caregivers.
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The Human Trafficking web section offers information about the Administration for Children and Families' anti–trafficking strategy and resources about preventing, identifying, and responding to human trafficking. VISIT THE WEB SECTION
2017 AEA Awardees
The Adoption Excellence Awards (AEA) recognize outstanding accomplishments in achieving permanency for America's children waiting in foster care.
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NEW: The Child Welfare Information Gateway Podcast Series
Listen to interviews and conversations that share lessons learned and advice for enhancing services to protect children and strengthen families.
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What’s New on Information Gateway
- Motivational Interviewing: A Primer for Child Welfare Professionals
- The Risk and Prevention of Maltreatment of Children with Disabilities
- Definitions of Domestic Violence
- Disclosure of Confidential Child Abuse and Neglect Records
- Supporting Successful Reunifications