Resources include training curricula and materials to help citizen review panels and foster care review board members better understand the child welfare system and the overlapping issues affecting each system. Resources include State and local examples.
Citizen Review Panels
National Resource Center for Child Protective Services
Provides resources and links to help States meet the CAPTA requirements for citizen review panels and use citizen review panels as a tool for improving child protection services.
National Citizen Review Panels - Virtual Community
University of Kentucky College of Social Work Training Resource Center
Provides links to trainings, papers, articles, and sample review instruments on citizen review panels.
California Citizen Review Panels: Guide and Reference Manual (PDF - 257 KB)
Strategies, Interface Children Family Services, & California Department of Social Services Office of Child Abuse Prevention (2005)
Addresses citizen review panel activities from the beginning of the citizen review panel development, including sample forms that may be used as guidelines, through the citizen review panel review process.
Foster Care Review Board Training
Foster Care Review Board of Arizona
Offers a lending library for board members and links to online trainings on court procedures, illnesses and syndromes, family interactions, and substance abuse.
New Mexico Child Abuse and Neglect Citizen Review Board
Provides links to trainings that address child abuse and neglect, foster parenting, cultural awareness, permanency planning, mental health, substance abuse, and more.
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