Citizen Involvement in Child Welfare: NCWWI 1-page Summary

This document summarizes the article “What Do We Know About Strategies for Involving Citizens in Public Child Welfare: A Review of Recent Literature And Implications for Policy, Practice, and Future Research” which reviews the literature on citizen participation in public child welfare with special emphasis on as Foster Care Review Boards (FCRB), Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA), and Citizen Review Panels (CRP); and offers strategies for using citizens to support positive change within public child welfare agencies. (2009)