Client Voices: Youth, Parent, and Relative Perspectives on Family Finding

Research BriefChild WelfareMay 1 2013

The family finding model provides child welfare practitioners intensive search and engagement techniques to identify family and other adults close to a child in foster care, and to involve these adults in developing and carrying out a plan for the emotional and legal permanency of the child. This brief examines client perspectives on family finding efforts and identifies ways agencies can improve services.