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  Fostering Connections:

In 2008, the Fostering Connections to Success and Increasing Adoptions Act was signed into law. The bill was designed to improve and increase the permanence and well-being of children and youth served by the public child welfare system. NRCOI can assist child welfare agencies identify helpful resources as they work towards implementing the Fostering Connections legislation.

View this PowerPoint presentation from Elizabeth Sharp, Program Specialist, Policy Division, Children's Bureau, presented at the 2010 Policy to Practice Dialogue Conference in Washington, DC. which provides an overview of the Fostering Connections to Success and Increasing Adoptions Act.


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