Policy Resource

Achieving Prompt Permanency for All Maltreated Infants and Toddlers

Download Files Apr 7, 2013

Why is frequent oversight and speedy permanency so important for maltreated infants and toddlers?

Child welfare agency representatives from 46 states participated in the Survey of State Child Welfare Agency Initiatives for Maltreated Infants and Toddlers, completed in March 2013. The survey showed that states have a long way to go in ensuring that their policies and practices meet the unique needs of infants and toddlers and account for the urgency in their developmental timeline.

Download the PDF to see highlights from the report.