Children's Policy Reform and Strategic Planning



CFF presents a new book on child and family policy by Sid Gardner: Cities, Counties, Kids, and Families: The Essential Role of Local Government.

Cities, Counties, Kids, and Families outlines a model for developing strategic policy for responding to children and family issues in local governments.

To order a copy, visit Rowman and Littlefield Publishing Group.


The following monographs, articles, reports, and presentations have been developed in CFF's work that extends beyond substance abuse and child welfare to the full range of children, youth, and family issues. They also address the cross-cutting issues of services integration and lessons of collaboration including:

Services Integration and Collaboration
Ethics and Children’s Policy
Early Childhood Issues
City of Irvine Indicators and Strategic Planning Reports
Family Support Programs and Policy