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National Child Welfare Resource Center on
Legal and Judicial Issues

A Service of the Children's Bureau

Resources

The National Child Welfare Resource Center on Legal and Judicial Issues is dedicated to achieving safety, permanence and well-being for abused and neglected children through improved laws and judicial decision-making. Online materials, print publications, and links are provided on the resource pages below. Please contact us for any updates, new links, or materials that you think we should include on these pages.

Pages on specific topics include

-Agencies
Resources for child welfare agencies.

-Child and Family Services Reviews
Federal Child and Family Services Reviews.

-Court Improvement
Resources related to improving court processes in child welfare.

-Education
Educational issues for children in child welfare cases.

-Interstate Placements
The ICPC and other interstate laws.

-Kinship Care
Relative placements in child welfare cases.

-Legal Representation
Representation of parties in child welfare cases.

-Legislation
Major child welfare legislation.

-Technology
Use of technology in child welfare.