Category: Resources

From Status Hearing to the Final Hearing

For additional requirements related to hearings under Chapter 263External Link and to hearings and orders under Chapter 262External Link, see: 5200 Notice, Service, and Working with Attorneys and Advocates 5300 Court Orders, Notice to the Court, Indian Child Welfare Act, Paternity, and Child Support For the legal requirements related to extended court jurisdiction for former foster children who are over […]

Partnering With Birth Parents To Promote Reunification

This factsheet explores what foster caregivers can do to work with the birth families of the children in their care to promote reunification. This may include actively communicating with the birth parents, the caseworker, and the agency; accessing help from a variety of sources; cultivating trust and compassion; and maintaining contact with families after reunification […]