An advocacy effort of the Youth Law Center, the Quality Parenting Initiative (QPI) is a national movement for foster care system change committed to ensuring that all children in care have excellent parenting and lasting relationships so they can thrive and grow.
A Closer Look
QPI is a tool for system transformation by focusing on relationships and prioritizing connections.
QPI is guided by those who are most directly affected by the foster care system. Participants speak regularly about their experiences with QPI and the impact it has had on their lives. Read more here.
Our Champions program includes an in-depth training for advocates at a growing number of sites on QPI values, theory, and techniques. Trained QPI Champions work together to disseminate QPI in their local communities. Read more here.