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Child Family Development FY20

Child & Family Development Research – Fiscal Year 2020 (released 2021)

This report describes the research and evaluation activities undertaken by Division of Child and Family Development in 2020. Brief project descriptions provide an overview of the range of projects conducted by the Division during the year in early childhood research, … 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

Pretesting a Human Trafficking Screening Tool in the Child Welfare and Runaway and Homeless Youth Systems

“Pretesting a Human Trafficking Screening Tool in the Child Welfare and Runaway and Homeless Youth Systems.” https://aspe.hhs.gov/pdf-report/pretesting-human-trafficking-screening-tool-child-welfare-and-runaway-and-homeless-youth-systems This report summarizes findings from a study to develop and pre-test a human trafficking screening tool with 617 youth in runaway and homeless … Read More

National Human Trafficking Hotline has added 24/7 SMS Texting and Online Chat Services in Both English and Spanish

Dear Friends, We are excited to announce that the National Human Trafficking Hotline has added 24/7 SMS texting and online chat services in both English and Spanish! Previously, human trafficking survivors and people reporting tips could call, email, or use a … Read More

Disparities in Child Welfare: Considering the Implementation of Differential Response

Disparities in Child Welfare: Considering the Implementation of Differential Response Published by the National Quality Improvement Center on Differential Response in Child Protective Services (QIC-DR), this issue brief seeks to explore the ways in which a differential response-organized Child Protection … Read More

Juvenile Justice Resource Hub Adds Racial-Ethnic Fairness Section

Juvenile Justice Resource Hub Adds Racial-Ethnic Fairness Section Developed by the Juvenile Justice Information Exchange and the National Juvenile Justice Network with support from the MacArthur Foundation, the Juvenile Justice Resource Hub provides timely research and information on juvenile justice issues and trends. In addition to sections on mental … Read More

OJJDP Releases Updated DMC Fact Sheet-November, 2012

The Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (OJJDP) has published an update to the In Focus fact sheet, Disproportionate Minority Contact. This fact sheet provides an overview of OJJDP’s efforts to reduce disproportionate minority contact (DMC) in juvenile justice systems, … Read More

THE DISPROPORTIONALITY OF AFRICAN AMERICAN CHILDREN IN THE CHILD WELFARE SYSTEM: SOCIAL WORKER PERCEPTION

This is a doctoral thesis by Marquita Marie Smith, California State University at San Bernadino – Presented 6/17 This study explored social workers perceptions of disproportionality of African American children in the child welfare system, with a particular focus how … Read More

2017 USHRN HUMAN RIGHTS STATUS REPORT COVERS INDIGENOUS PEOPLES

By Madeline Streilein The 5th edition of the US Human Rights Network’s Human Rights Status Report  was released on January 15, 2018 (Martin Luther King, Jr. Day). The report was drafted “in order to highlight the issues that Dr. King organized around … Read More

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Each year since 1997, the Federal Interagency Forum on Child and Family Statistics has published a report on the well-being of children and families. Pending data availability, the Forum updates all 41 indicators annually on its Web site (http://childstats.gov) and … Read More