Resources address ways to locate and manage funding for child protection and child abuse treatment services, including State and local examples.
An Audit Report on Child Protective Services Funding, Direct Delivery Staff, and Disproportionality Efforts at the Department of Family and Protective Services (PDF - 535 KB)
Texas State Auditor's Office
Presents a report determining funds spent for caseworkers in accordance with compliance and reporting requirements regarding efforts to reduce disproportionality among children in the Child Protective Services (CPS) system.
DeVooght, Fletcher, Vaughn, & Cooper (2012)
Summarizes and discusses State-by-State child welfare financing data for State fiscal years (SFYs) 2008 and 2010 and national trends from a survey of 50 States, the District of Columbia, and Puerto Rico.
Finding Funding: A Guide to Federal Sources for Child Traumatic Stress and Other Trauma-Focused Initiatives (PDF - 4240 KB)
National Child Traumatic Stress Network (2006)
Describes 69 Federal funding sources that can be used to provide services and support to children and adolescents exposed to trauma, and to support a range of intervention approaches to better meet the needs of this population.
Funding of Child Abuse Evaluations: Survey of Child Abuse Evaluation Programs
Kairys, Ricci, & Finkel
Child Maltreatment, 11(2), 2006
Presents information on the fiscal management and reimbursement of 75 child abuse evaluation programs, and highlights innovative approaches to increase and stabilize funding.
Too Little, Too Late. Child Protection Funding In Emergencies (PDF - 250 KB)
Child Protection Working Group of the Global Protection Cluster (2011)
Presents the findings of a study on child protection financing in emergencies in 2008 and 2009 to look at the overall trend in funding for child protection in the period 2007-2009 and to identify any key patterns.
Upside Down Child Protection: Failing to Fund Family-Based Protective Services Forces Kids Into More Expensive Foster Care (PDF - 205 KB)
Center for Public Policy Priorities (2011)
Discusses the cost effectiveness of providing family-based protective services over covering the costs of foster care placement in Texas and reviews the types of protective services provided and support provided by Child Protective Services (CPS), including services to families on in-home cases, support for relatives caring for children in CPS custody, and foster care services.
Child Protective Services in Texas: Buying What We Want (PDF - 584 KB)
Center for Public Policy Priorities
Discusses best ways to align spending and funding sources on keeping children at home while providing an overview of Texas' funding sources and services provided to families.
Center for Public Policy Priorities (2007) Outlines Texas's use of Federal funding sources for child protection and compares its usage levels to other States.
Mandated Medical Expert Review for All Chicago Children (PDF - 82 KB)
National Association of Children's Hospitals and Related Institutions (2004)
Describes how a group of Illinois hospitals collaborated to create and secure funding for a multidisciplinary consortium for pediatric education and evaluation.
Vermont General Assembly & Vermont Parent Representation Center (2011)
Discusses the findings of program to assist parents in keeping their children safely at home including funding of the program, performance measures, and client outcomes. Recommendations, policy implications, and next steps are also presented.