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Using family-finding models to achieve permanency (part 1)

This webinar highlights insights on effective approaches for family finding and engagement from AdoptUSKids’ recent work supporting replication of family-finding models in multiple child welfare systems across the country.

Presenters share key concepts and strategies for conducting meaningful family-finding and engagement efforts to help achieve permanency for children and youth in foster care. They also share findings from the experiences of replicating family-finding models, with an emphasis on providing tips and key considerations for other child welfare systems that are interested in implementing new strategies in their work.

Year presented: 2021


  • Bob Herne, national project director, AdoptUSKids
  • Patricia A. Cody, PhD, lead evaluator, AdoptUSKids Evaluation Team
  • Alicia Groh, consultant, AdoptUSKids

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