• Aging Out of Foster Care in Missouri 

    McComas, Laura (University of Missouri - Columbia Institute of Public Policy, 2008-06)
    This note examines the current status and trends in the provision of transitional services to youth who age out of the foster care system. It also discusses federal support for those services and recent federal initiatives ...
  • Assessing Change Following Interagency Education 

    Stokes, Shannon Daily; Sanders, Bret (University of Missouri - Columbia Institute of Public Policy, 2006-02)
    House Bill 1453 (2004) brought about a number of changes in the way child welfare cases are processed and approached in the State of Missouri. These statutory changes affect not only the children and families involved, but ...
  • Collaboration: Transforming the Concept to Practice in Missouri Judicial Circuits 

    Stokes, Shannon Daily; Sanders, Bret (University of Missouri - Columbia Institute of Public Policy, 2006-07)
    In fiscal year 2006, the Missouri Department of Social Services, Children's Division (CD) and the Office of State Courts Administrator (OSCA) decided to partner again. The two agencies decided to offer a training opportunity ...