Publications

The Foster Care Independence Act of 1999 and the John H. Chafee Foster Care Independence Program
The Foster Care Independence Act of 1999 and the John H. Chafee Foster Care Independence Program
June 1, 2002
Provides an overview of the Foster Care Independence Act of 1999 (passed in December 1999) which revises the former Title IV-E Independent Living Program to assist children likely to "age out" of the foster care system. More
Improving Educational Outcomes for Youth in Foster Care: Perspectives from Judges and Program Specialists
Improving Educational Outcomes for Youth in Foster Care: Perspectives from Judges and Program Specialists
June 1, 2002
Presents current practices aimed at addressing the educational needs of youth in care and areas needing improvement. More
The Interstate Compact on the Placement of Children: A Manual and Instructional Guide for Juvenile and Family Court Judges
The Interstate Compact on the Placement of Children: A Manual and Instructional Guide for Juvenile and Family Court Judges
February 1, 2001
Presents information necessary to effectively implement the ICPC. Provides instructional information to assist judges and court staff in teaching others about the Compact. More
The National Working Group on Foster Care and Education Brochure
The National Working Group on Foster Care and Education Brochure
The mission of the National Working Group on Foster Care and Education is to promote successful educational outcomes for children and youth in foster care across the country. The Working Group, which is comprised of many organizations along with the NCJFCJ, is committed to heightening awareness of the educational needs of children and youth in care and to promote best and promising practices and...More