This section includes State and local resources about concurrent planning for children and youth in foster care.
Concurrent Planning Checklist (PDF - 320 KB)
Nebraska Division of Children and Family Services (2012)
Guides child welfare workers in determining if concurrent planning is needed in order to develop a functional permanency plan.
Concurrent Planning: Multiple Pathways to Permanence
California Social Work Education Center (2011)
Provides a concurrent planning curriculum for California's child welfare services staff, attorneys, care providers, and other community partners, which includes four components: a leadership module, a concurrent planning essentials module, a concurrent planning skill-building module, and a concurrent planning partnerships module.
Concurrent Planning 101 [Video]
Miller, Burnley, Chandler, York, & Mobley (2011)
Emory University School of Law
Presents a video about concurrent planning by professionals from Paulding County, GA. Presentation slides (PDF - 3,277 KB) are also available.
Selecting Permanency Goals (PDF - 119 KB)
Virginia Department of Social Services Child and Families Services Manual (2015)
Explains six processes that support concurrent planning and three essential practices for developing concurrent planning within the framework of developing permanency goals. Specific concurrent planning resources are discussed in section 7.4 from Virginia’s Child and Family Services Manual.
State Statutes Search
Child Welfare Information Gateway
Find State laws by selecting 'Concurrent Planning for Permanency for Children' and the specific States of interest.