- Build data-driven recruitment and retention plans
- Develop and implement comprehensive diligent recruitment plans and programs
- Improve retention of foster, adoptive, and kinship families
- Learn about effective recruitment and retention practices from your peers
- Partner with community stakeholders to strengthen your recruitment and retention efforts
News and Announcements
Interjurisdictional work can involve challenges; however, in some cases, it is in the best interest of the child and can contribute to agencies achieving permanency for children and youth.
In this issue of E-Notes, we offer seven strategies to help child welfare systems recruit, develop, and support resource parents who can actively support reunification when it is the permanency goal for children in their care.
May is National Foster Care Month! The Children's Bureau's National Foster Care Month website provides free resources focused on reunification for child welfare professionals, youth, birth parents, foster parents, caregivers, communities, and tribes. The NRCDR has also compiled ideas and strategies to help child welfare systems recruit, develop, and support foster parents who can support reunification.