Articles & Publications
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Articles & Publications



The following articles and online publications are available to assist you with your CASA advocacy efforts




Child Development
America’s Children in Brief: Key National Indicators of Well-Being, 2019
Helping Your Child Transition From Foster Care to Adoption
Persistent Fear and Anxiety Can Affect Young Children’s Learning and Development


Child Protection and the Legal System
Youth Involved With Juvenile Justice and Child Welfare
Fostering Connections to Success and Increasing Adoptions Act: Frequently Asked Questions on the Provisions to Impact Youth and Young Adults
Giving the Family a Chance: Working Towards Reunification
Making Reasonable Efforts: A Permanent Home for Every Child
Supporting Native Children A Guide for CASA/GAL Advocacy in State Courts
Stepping Up for Kids: What Government and Communities Should Do to Support Kinship Families
Child Well-Being
Arizona Child Fatality Review Program - Twenty-Sixth Annual Report Nov. 2019
America's Children: Key National Indicators of Well-Being 
Foster Care - HHS Has Taken Steps to Support States’ Oversight of Psychotropic Medications, but Additional Assistance Could Further Collaboration
The Essential Advocate: Using CASAs to Promote Child Well-Being 
Cultural Competence
Working With African-American Families
Culture Matters: The Peace Corps Cross-Cultural Workbook
Flipping the Script: White Privilege & Community Building
Serving Native American Children in Foster Care (The Connection, winter 2009, pg. 6-11)
Challenges Faced by Foster Youth with Chronic Illnesses and Severe Disabilities
The Disproportionate Representation of Children of Color in Dependency Court Proceedings
Domestic Violence
Child Protection in Families Experiencing Domestic Violence
Foster Children & Education: How You Can Create a Positive Educational Experience for the Foster Child
The McKinney-Vento Act at a Glance
Joint Letter on Use of Psychotropic Medications and Foster Children 
Multi-State Study on Psychotropic Medication Oversight in Foster Care
Psychotropic Medication Use in the Foster Care Population in Arizona 
Older Youth
Adolescent Growth and Development
Getting From Here To There 
The Difficult Transition to Adulthood for Foster Youth in the U.S.: Implications for the State as Corporate Parent
Independent Living 
It's My Life: Publications
Substance Abuse
Meth & Child Welfare: Promising Solutions for Children, Their Parents & Grandparents
Protecting Children in Families Affected by Substance Use Disorders