This guide outlines the relevant state laws in Washington for information sharing and also maps a wide range of different roles that should be represented and taken into consideration with...

This guide explains important legal and policy considerations for sharing information of youth in out-of-home care as well as examples of jurisdictions who successfully share information to improve...

This guidebook provides guidance for state and local jurisdictions seeking to integrate the juvenile justice and child welfare system. It presents an organized approach to developing a strategic...

This booklet discusses the Child Abuse Prevention and Treatment Act (CAPTA), as amended by the Keeping Children and Families Safe Act of 2003. The booklet includes information on adoption...

A 15-year-old youth is living in a residential treatment facility (RTF) as a result of a delinquency adjudication. (RTFs are highly structured residential programs for court-ordered delinquent youth...

A 16-year-old girl is returning from a stay in an inpatient mental health facility to a group home in her home town. She is moving to the group home in part because her biological parents have been...

A middle school principal is notified that a Child Protective Services caseworker has arrived at the school to interview a student about allegations that the student is being abused by a family...