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Resources, Research & Links

Adoption

Articles and support for families
www.adoptuskids.org

National Center for Adoption Law and Policy at Capital University
www.familyyouthlaw.org

Dave Thomas Foundation
www.davethomasfoundation.org

North American Council on Adoptable Children
www.nacac.org

Adoption books and resources
www.tapestrybooks.com

Up-to-date legislative information on adoption
www.adoptionnetwork.org

Child Welfare League of America
www.cwla.org

 

Post Adoption

Forms needed when you are applying for PASSS Funds:

Ohio Department of Job and Family Services PASSS forms:

1050 and 1050 A forms
http://www.odjfs.state.oh.us/forms/results1.asp

1052 form
http://www.odjfs.state.oh.us/forms/results1.asp

1681 form
http://www.odjfs.state.oh.us/forms/results1.asp

W-9 form
http://www.irs.gov/pub/irs-pdf/fw9.pdf

 

Treatment Foster Care

What is Foster Care? Annie E. Casey Foundation
http://www.aecf.org/blog/what-is-foster-care/

KidsCount Data Snapshot of Foster Care Placement
http://www.aecf.org/m/resourcedoc/AECF-DataSnapshotOnFosterCarePlacement-2011.pdf

How to Become a Foster Parent: (including law and resources for Minority, LGBT, Military, Native American, Global Families and Persons with Disabilities)
http://www.adoptuskids.org/for-families/how-to-foster

Treat Them Like Gold: Resource Families (Foster, Adoptive, Kinship)
http://www.ncdhhs.gov/dss/publications/docs/Partnering_with_Resource_Families.pdf

Ohio Fostering Connections:
http://www.ohiofosteringconnections.org/
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3108010/

Current Status and Evidence Base of Training for Foster and Treatment Foster Parents
Child Youth Serv Rev. Author manuscript; available in PMC 2011 June 4.
www.pcsao.org
http://nrcyd.ou.edu/lgbtq-youth
http://nrcyd.ou.edu/publication-db/documents/acyf-cb-im-11-03.pdf

 

Outpatient Mental Health

Mental Health America Franklin County (Advocacy)
http://mhafc.org/

Child Trauma Academy (Dr. Bruce Perry)
http://childtrauma.org/

Article:  Advancing Trauma-Informed Practices:  Bringing trauma-informed, resilience-focused care to children, adolescents, families, schools and communities. William Steele, PsyD and Caelan Kuban, LMSW