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The Office on Child Abuse and Neglect (OCAN) was pleased to convene the 18th National Conference on Child Abuse and Neglect on April 16 to 20, 2012.  Materials presented at the Conference are now available, including: Video archives and materials ...

2014 Prevention Resource Guide The 2014 Prevention Resource Guide: Making Meaningful Connections is the product of a collaboration among the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ Children’s Bureau, Office on Child Abuse and Neglect, its Child Wel ...

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A Guide for Father Involvement in Systems of Care Published by the Technical Assistance Partnership for Child and Family Mental Health, this guide focuses on the importance of fathers’ involvement in systems of care.  It provides information about ...

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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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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 ...

Assessing Adult Relatives as Preferred Caregivers in Permanency Planning: A Competency-Based Curriculum This curriculum was developed by the National Resource Center for Foster Care and Permanency Planning (now the National Resource Center Permanency and ...

Prior NCJFCJ research (Wood, Russell, Macgill, & Summers, under review) suggests that lower judicial workloads are related to timely permanency in juvenile dependency cases. Lower judicial workloads were associated with a higher percentage of juvenile ...

Innovative ideas for improved court practice to expedite permanency for children.

By recognizing the potential impact of trauma on parenting, judges and attorneys can more easily connect parents with services that will meet their needs. This resource from The National Child Traumatic Stress Network addresses the following questions: Wh ...

New Resources Available for Building Implementation and Evaluation Capacity in Child Welfare The Children’s Bureau (CB) has announced the release of three important new resources from the Permanency Innovations Initiative (PII), a 5-year, $100 million Pre ...

Changing Course - Improving Outcomes for African American Males Involved in the Child Welfare System Report Published March 2014.  Authors: Oronde Miller, Frank Farrow, Judith Meltzer, Susan Notkin "This paper urges action on behalf of African Amer ...

Child Neglect: A Guide for Prevention, Assessment and Intervention

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This manual, Child Neglect: A Guide for Assessment, Prevention, and Intervention, covers neglect's definition, causes, impact, and prevention and intervention strategies in more detail. It also builds on both of the earlier manuals, reiterates some of the ...

Child Welfare Evaluation Virtual Summit Series The Children's Bureau is pleased to announce the Child Welfare Evaluation Virtual Summit Series. Here are the first titles of 17 planned sections: Cost Analysis in Program Evaluation: Parts 1 & 2 With ...

The Child Welfare Trauma Training Toolkit – 2nd Edition has just been released by the National Child Traumatic Stress Network. It is intended to be a resource to help child welfare workers learn more about the impact of child traumatic stress among childr ...

Legal Center for Foster Care and Education (www.fostercareandeducation.org) has vigorously advocated for effective implementation of the Fostering Connections Act since its passage in 2008. To that end, we have provided technical assistance at the federal ...

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Risk and protective factors are preexisting personal characteristics or environmental conditions that increase or reduce the likelihood of delinquent behavior or other negative outcomes. Consistent with public health and child development approaches, many ...

By Stephen Phillippi, PhD, LCSW, LSUHSC- School of Public Health, Behavioral and Community Health Sciences, Institute for Public Health and Justice Family engagement is a critical issue for all child serving agencies and one that remains on the top ...

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This brief looks at best practices around visitation while children are in foster care. It looks at factors that support visitation as well as challenges. Additionally, ways that the juvenile court system can support parental visitation are highlighted.

NCJFCJ offers a webinar series covering Fostering Connections and highlighting specific provisions and guidance around education and family-finding, designed for Model Courts and their teams (but open to others who are interested in the topics.) Fosterin ...

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The National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK) has many research programs aimed at slowing the progression of CKD. For example, the NIDDK is sponsoring the Chronic Renal Insufficiency Cohort study to determine the risk factors for rapid decline in kidney function and development of cardiovascular disease. This study of about 3,000 patients with chronic renal insufficiency, another way of describing CKD, will reflect the racial, ethnic, and gender composition of the people in the United States who have permanent kidney failure. The data collected and specimens obtained from people in this study will serve as a national resource for investigating CKD, as well as cardiovascular disease. Establishing this group of patients and following them into the future will also provide an opportunity to examine genetic, environmental, behavioral, nutritional, quality-of-life, and health resource use factors in this population. 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