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Supporting Families of Color: How Racial and Complex Trauma Affect Parents of Color Navigating Family Court During the Time of COVID and Beyond

This report is intended to provide family court officers and child welfare professionals who engage with child welfare involved (CWI) parents, introductory knowledge on the trauma-informed approach. Readers will be introduced to the importance of using the trauma-informed approach in … Read More

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Intimate Partner Violence and Child Abuse Considerations During COVID-19

As the COVID-19 pandemic continues, Americans are required to stay home to protect themselves and their communities. However, the home may not be safe for many families who experience domestic violence, which may include both intimate partners and children. COVID-19 … Read More

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Do the Components of Strengths-based Supervision Enhance Child Welfare Workers’ Satisfaction with Supervision?

Turnover rates, burnout, vicarious trauma, and professional development needs of the workforce are specific challenges often faced by child welfare administrators. The relationship between the supervisor and the frontline worker is important to increasing staff retention, debriefing stress, and enhancing staff development. The … Read More

Systemic Approaches to Addressing Child and Family Trauma are Key to Fully Leveraging Family First

The Family First Prevention Services Act (Family First) represents the most significant piece of federal child welfare legislation enacted in recent history. Chapin Hall is collaborating with jurisdictions and organizations across the country as they assess readiness and plan for … Read More


Attachment Problems in Young Children: Effective Interventions for Repairing Young Child Trauma

Attachment refers to the emotional connections that develop between young children and their caregivers through a transactional process with a predictable timeline. National Child Welfare Workforce Institute. CLICK HERE

Study Explores Role of Traditional Parenting Class in Strengthening Native American Families

Imprint – November 08, 2020 As a Navajo and Hopi mother who connects new moms to home-visiting services, Daili Lister knows firsthand the vital importance of drawing on Native American child-rearing practices. When she had her first child in Flagstaff, … Read More

Who Cares: A National Count of Foster Homes and Families

Imprint – November 09, 2020 Who Cares is the nation’s first public resource on foster care capacity. The Imprint collects data directly from each state, and combines that with specially obtained federal reports to shed light on two critical questions: … Read More

Children and COVID-19: State Data Report. A Joint Report from the American Academy of Pediatrics and the Children’s Hospital Association: Summary of Publicly Reported Data from 49 states, NYC, DC, PR, and GU. Version: 10/01/2020

COVID-19: Available Data for Children• State-level reports are the best publicly available dataon COVID-19 cases in children• This report summarizes what was available on 10/1/20• 49 states, NYC, DC, Puerto Rico and Guam providedage distributions of reported COVID-19 cases• 10 … Read More

Global Status Report on Preventing Violence Against Children 2020

The Global status report on preventing violence against children 2020 charts countries’ progress towards the SDGs aimed at ending violence against children. Jointly published by WHO, UNICEF, UNESCO, the UN Secretary-General’s Special Representative on Violence against Children, and the Global Partnership to … Read More

Missing Child Clearinghouses [Webpage].

Missing child clearinghouses are organizations providing resources for missing children, their families and the professionals who serve them. Each of the 50 states, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, the U.S. Virgin Islands, Canada and the Netherlands have a missing … Read More