Comprehensive Juvenile Justice Reform in Georgia

Blog Post

There are some changes coming to the juvenile justice system in Georgia. A recent law is the result of the work of the Special Council on Criminal Justice Reform convened by the governor in 2011 and expanded in 2012 to include juvenile justice.

June 13, 2013

Read More

Speech

Tech Solutions for Pressing Human Services Problems

Casey Foundation Board Chair Michael L. Eskew; Foundation President and CEO Patrick McCarthy; and former Foundation President and CEO Douglas W. Nelson delivered remarks at the Symposium of the Future of Child Welfare.

April 7, 2011

Read More

Economic Opportunity in Rural Communities

Blog Post

More than 25 percent of kids in rural areas live in poverty, which is a significantly higher rate than in the suburbs. Learn how the Foundation is working to connect rural families to opportunities.

December 31, 2013

Read More

What Makes Casebook Unique?

Blog Post

In most public child welfare agencies, case management systems focus strictly on compliance. Casebook is an alternative that changes child welfare practice by focusing on results for families. Learn how it works.

December 30, 2013

Read More

What is Permanence?

Blog Post

Every child needs and deserves to grow up in a safe, loving and nurturing family – a family whose support is unconditional and will last a lifetime.

February 5, 2012

Read More

How Casey Promotes Permanence for Kids in Child Welfare

Blog Post

The Casey Foundation believes all children need and deserve a family, and, therefore, has invested significantly in advancing permanence for those children and young people in the foster care system. Permanence can take the form of a return to birth family, kinship care, guardianship or adoption.

February 5, 2012

Read More

Understanding Risk and Protective Factors for Youth

Blog Post

In order to bring the right resources to bear in a community, leaders must fully understand the prevalence of risk and protective factors among young people. The Casey Foundation has compiled a set of measures to help determine the risk and protective factors present in a community.

February 12, 2014

Read More