• September 2004
  • Vol. 5, No. 7


  • Child Welfare and the Courts
    Federal child welfare laws and national reform initiatives require courts to work more quickly and efficiently with child welfare agencies to meet the needs of children and families at risk. Two...

  • Older Caregivers Raising Children
    A collaboration between professionals in the fields of child welfare and aging has resulted in the development of public policy recommendations and a call to action regarding kinship care by...

  • Families as Partners
    Treating families as partners in child welfare practice is the theme of Volume 19(2) of American Humane's journal, "Protecting Children". In partnership-based practice, families are involved with...

  • Rebuilding Attachments With Traumatized Children
    Therapists working with victims of maltreatment and other forms of trauma may find a new publication from Haworth Press of interest. "Rebuilding Attachments with Traumatized Children", by Richard...

  • Data and Child Welfare Practice
    More than merely fulfilling administrative requirements, data collection and analysis can help child welfare professionals fine-tune their interventions to better serve children and families. The...

  • Resources for Capacity Building
    Organizations looking to build their capacity to provide services can use the Philanthropic Capacity-Building Resources (PCBR) database to identify foundations that support such efforts. A free...

  • Funding for Community- and Faith-Based Victim Service Organizations
    The Federal Helping Outreach Programs to Expand (HOPE) program offers up to $5,000 for grassroots community- and faith-based victim service organizations to improve outreach and services to crime...