November 17, 2016
CalYOUTH Study Findings: How Are Foster Youth Faring in Physical and Mental Health?

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September 29, 2016
CalYOUTH Study Findings: How Are Foster Youth Faring in Education?

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July 21, 2016
CalYOUTH Study Findings: How Are Foster Youth Faring in Housing?

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March 3, 2015
Approved Relative Caregiver Option Program: CA’s Approach to Equity for Children in Foster Care Living with Relatives

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December 16, 2014
What Executive Action Means for the Child Welfare System

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October 21, 2014
Special Immigrant Juvenile Status: Recent Changes You Should Know About

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Download a copy of the Special Immigrant Juvenile Status Court Memo

Santa Clara County’s Special Immigration Juvenile Status Handbook


November 21, 2013
Two Years of AB 12: Ensuring Probation Youth Have Equal Access

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February 13, 2013
Child Welfare and Children’s Mental Health Realignment:
What Has Changed?

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October 31, 2012
Web Seminar—Supporting Success:
Post-Secondary Education in the Era of AB12

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Download foster youth college resource guides and checklists

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May 2012
Webinar—Fostering Connections for Parenting Foster Youth:
Policy recommendations for improving the outcomes of parenting youth in extended foster care

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February 28, 2012
Webinar—Top Ten Things You Need to Know About Extended Foster Care: Training for Post-Secondary Education Professionals

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January 25, 2012
Informational Webinar—Child Welfare Realignment: Just the Facts

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November 2, 2011
AB 12 Information Convening, Oakland

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Benefits and eligibility

Placement and licensing

Rules of court and special youth populations

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Introduction and Keynote, Dr. Mark Courtney

Benefits & Eligibility

Placement & Licensing

Legal Process & Special Populations


 

August 31, 2011
Web Seminar—ACL released on the new THP-Plus Foster Care Program

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July 14, 2011
AB 12 Stakeholder Meeting

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  1. July 14th AB 12 Stakeholder Meeting Agenda
  2. AB 12 Implementation Timeline
  3. Content of All-County Letters
  4. ACIN I-40-11
  5. Voluntary Reentry Agreement
  6. 6-month Certification Form
  7. Mutual Agreement
  8. Draft ACL No. 11-xx Extended Foster Care (EFC)
  9. Eligibility & Rates Feedback Form
  10. SILP Readiness Assessment
  11. SILP Approval Form
  12. SILP Checklist
  13. Program Criteria Feedback Form
  14. Shared Living Agreement
  15. Licensing & Approval Feedback Form
  16. AB 12 Implementation Fact Sheet

 

June 20, 2011
AB 12 Stakeholder Meeting

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June 20 AB 12 Stakeholder Meeting Agenda

AB 12 Implementation Process & Timeline

Content of All-County Letters

Voluntary Re-entry Agreement

Six-month Certification of XFC Participation for Eligibility

Program Criteria Item 1: SILP Readiness Assessment

Program Criteria Item 2: SILP Approval

Program Criteria Item 3: SILP Physical Building Checklist

THP-Plus Foster Care Conceptual Approval Standards


 

May 10, 2011
The Promise of AB12: Recommendations for Improving Higher Education Outcomes for Foster Youth

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May 5, 2011
Planning for AB12 Implementation

Regional Training Fresno, CA

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April 27, 2011
AB 12 Stakeholder Meeting

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April 27 AB 12 Stakeholder Meeting Agenda

AB 12 Communication Plan

Definitions of the 5 Participation Requirements

Mutual Agreement

Six-Month Certification of XFC Participation for Eligibility

Shared Living Agreement

Rules of the Court

THP-Plus Foster Care Recommendations

THP-Plus Foster Care Conceptual Approval Standards

AB 12 Post-Secondary Education Recommendations—Part 2

4/18 Youth Input on AB 12 Implementation Documents

Survey Results/Findings:

ACR Youth in Care Survey Results

ACR Youth Out of Care Survey Results

ACR Youth Survey Findings & Recommendations

ACR Relative Caregivers Survey Results

ACR Relative Caregivers Survey Findings & Recommendations

JBF THP-Plus Participant Survey Results

JBF THP-Plus Provider Survey Results

JBF THP-Plus County Representative Survey Results


 

March 23, 2011
AB 12 Stakeholder Meeting

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Mutual Agreement

Removing Barriers to Employment

Higher Education Recommendations

Youth Fact Sheet


 

January 27, 2011
AB 12 and Postsecondary Education:
How Can Extended Foster Care Promote Better Educational Outcomes?

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January 26, 2011
AB 12 Implementation Kickoff Meeting

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November 23, 2010
AB 12 Implementation Framework presented by CDSS and the AOC

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October 19, 2010
AB 12: Question and Answer Session

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May 24, 2010
AB 12: Update on the California Fostering Connections to Success Act

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December 11, 2008
The Issue of Youth who “Age Out” of Foster Care:
New Developments and Continuing Challenges

An audio recording of a talk given by Mark E. Courtney, Ph.D., Executive Director, Partners for Our Children & Chair, University of Washington School of Social Work; delivered at California’s Beyond the Bench XIX Conference in San Francisco.

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