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Don't have access to peer reviewed journal articles? Don't have time to read lengthy research reports and reviews? The National Child Welfare Workforce Institute (NCWWI) has done the work for you -- they've summarized a range of recent research studies in ...

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 ...

A Call to Action for Infants and Toddlers

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Infants and toddlers are the age group most vulnerable to child abuse and neglect and the largest group of children entering foster care. Just as their brains are undergoing dramatic development, these young children experience maltreatment that can lead ...

www.air.org/files/AIR_Fatherhood_Guide_061413.pdf

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 ...

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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Alone Without a Home, a new report by the Law Center and the National Network for Youth reveals a disturbing truth: 1.6 million youth experience homelessness without a parent or guardian each year, facing numerous barriers to meeting basic needs. This rep ...

Are the Children Well? A Model and Recommendations for Promoting the Mental Wellness of the Nation's Young People This report from Child Trends, in partnership with the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, builds on prior work aimed at ending longstanding dis ...

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 ...

Birth to 5: Watch Me Thrive! A Child Welfare Caseworker’s Guide to Developmental and Behavioral Screening Birth to 5: Watch Me Thrive! is a coordinated federal effort to encourage healthy child development, universal developmental and behavioral screenin ...

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Caring for Kids: What Parents Need to Know about Sexual Abuse (In English & Spanish)This National Child Traumatic Stress Network (NCTSN) resource kit contains information and fact sheets for parents, caregivers, and adolescents. The kit provides paren ...

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 ...

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Immigration has been a part of U.S. culture since its history began, and currently Immigrant parents and their children represent the fastest growing segment of the U.S. population. Nearly one in four children in the U.S. (23%) currently lives in a family ...

Child Welfare Information Gateway

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Child Welfare Information Gateway connects child welfare and related professionals to comprehensive information and resources to help protect children and strengthen families. We feature the latest on topics from prevention to permanency, including child ...

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 ...

Pursuant to the provisions of Louisiana’s Child and Family Services Review Program Improvement Plan, attached please find law and best practices information related to foster parent and child involvement in CINC proceedings.  February 2013.

Children in Poverty. Presentation at the American Academy of Pediatrics Symposium on Child Health, Resilience & Toxic Stress. June 17, 2014. Washington, D.C. Marks, James S. Robert Wood Johnson Foundation 2014 http://www.aap.org/en-us/advocacy-and-pol ...

Community Partnerships: Improving the Response to Child Maltreatment

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This manual offers guidance on how diverse community agencies, organizations, and individuals can work together to form a web of support for families and create safe, healthy environments where children can thrive. The manual describes the benefits of co ...

One-page handout of considerations for guardianship situations in Louisiana.

Olmsted County Child & Family Services in Rochester, Minnesota, developed a family case conferencing approach in the juvenile court system involving children determined to be at high risk of maltreatment. This approach reflects the value of family inv ...

Reaching Out: Current Issues for Child Welfare Practice in Rural Communities This issue of Reaching Out, a publication of the Northern California Training Academy, University of California Davis Extension, integrates the vast information available on well ...

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