A National Report Card on Legal Representation for Abused and Neglected Children

A Class Divided

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On the day after Martin Luther King Jr. was murdered in 1968, an Iowa school teacher gave her third-grade students a first-hand experience in the meaning of discrimination. This is the story of what she taught the children, and the impact that lesson had ...

A Practitioner's Resource Guide: Helping Families to Support Their LGBT Children The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) developed this resource guide for practitioners in health and social service systems with the aim of he ...

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A Roadmap for Collaborative and Effective Evaluation in Tribal Communities American Indian and Alaska Native communities face unique challenges when participating in program evaluation.  Historically, Tribes have experienced intrusive research and j ...

ABA Policy on Trauma-Informed Advocacy for Children and Youth This new policy, adopted February 2014, Urges lawyers and legal systems to develop trauma-informed approaches and practices for justice system-involved children and youth. Read the full p ...

American Bar Association Standards of Practice for Attorneys Representing Parents in Abuse and Neglect Cases These standards promote quality representation and uniformity of practice throughout the country for parents’ attorneys in child abuse and neg ...

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The newest Q&A developed by the Legal Center for Foster Care and Education: How Can Child Welfare Agencies Access Education Records in Compliance with the Family Education Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA)

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Action Brief: Children at Risk: Optimizing Health in an Era of Reform.NASW Foundation. Social Work Policy Institute.2012

Category:Social Work

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Addressing the Needs of Multi-System Youth: Strengthening the Connection between Child Welfare and Juvenile Justice Georgetown Public Policy Institute's Center for Juvenile Justice Reform (CJJR) and Robert F. Kennedy Children's Action Corps (RFK) would l ...

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Macon Stewart, one of the author's of this paper, was a recent keynote speaker at the 2012 Together We Can Conference.  Georgetown Public Policy Institute's Center for Juvenile Justice Reform (CJJR) and Robert F. Kennedy Children's Action Corps ...

Category:Best Practices

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Book and training curriculum from ABA Center on Children and the Law, http://www.fatherhoodqic.org/ The ABA Center on Children and the Law, as part of the National Quality Improvement Center on Non-Resident Fathers and the Child Welfare System (QIC NRF ...

Advocating for Very Young Children in Dependency Proceedings

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The ABA Center on Children and the Law's Health of Court-Involved Infants, Toddlers, and Preschoolers project is pleased to announce the release of its newest Practice & Policy Brief -- Advocating for Very Young Children in Dependency Proceedings: The Hal ...

HHS and Congressional Actions Could Help Reduce Proportion in Care Testimony Before the Subcommittee on Income Security and Family Support, Committee on Ways and Means, House of Representatives Statement of Kay Brown, Director Education, Workforce, and In ...

Simple Activities for Children and Adolescents In response to Hurricane Sandy, the National Child Traumatic Stress Network (NCTSN) has created these activity sheets, which offer ideas to parents and caregivers on ways to keep children and adolescents ent ...

Documents from the June 2012 National Meeting of CIP Grantees. Presentation by Tara Grigg Garlinghouse and David Kelly.

Annie E. Casey Foundation - Race Matters Toolkit

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Indicators of child and family well-being show troubling disparities or disproportionality by race. This toolkit is designed to help decision-makers, advocates, and elected officials achieve results that provide opportunity for all children, families, and ...

ASFA Goals - Court Performance Measures

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Adoption and Safe Families Act of 1997 (ASFA) clearly and unequivocally establishes three national goals for children in foster care: safety, permanency, and well being. ASFA was in part “a response to the fact that more children were entering the foster ...