- February 2006
- Vol. 7, No. 1
- Achieving Permanence for Older Foster Children
Two recent resources offer promising approaches to youth permanency.
A new report developed for the Annie E. Casey Foundation Family to Family Initiative by the North American Council on...
- A Program Manual for Child Death Review
Child death review (CDR) is a process that works toward understanding the cause of a child's death in order to prevent harm to other children. To facilitate this effort across the States, the...
- Medical Diagnoses for Nonmedical Professionals
Child welfare workers unfamiliar with medical terminology relating to child abuse and neglect will welcome an updated and expanded resource from the American Humane Association. "Understanding the...
- Placing Children Across States
The Interstate Compact on the Placement of Children (ICPC) was created in 1960 to facilitate the placement of children across State lines. Although it has been enacted into law in all 50 States,...
- Addressing Child Abuse and Neglect in Indian Families
The Indian Health Service and the Bureau of Indian Affairs have co-sponsored the development of a handbook to assist professionals who deal with the issue of child abuse and neglect among Indian...
- NCANDS Data Reports on Alternative Responses, Recurrence, and Male Perpetrators
The National Child Abuse and Neglect Data System (NCANDS) data from 2002 serves as the basis for three reports released over the last year by the Office of the Assistant Secretary for Planning and...
- Helping Children Endangered by Drugs
The growing problem of children endangered by their caregivers' manufacture, distribution, and abuse of drugs is the focus of the website maintained by the National Alliance for Drug Endangered...
- OJJDP Offers Expanded Coverage on Its Website
The Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (OJJDP) recently launched its redesigned website to provide expanded coverage on a wide range of juvenile issues, including child...
- The National CASA Association Grants
The National Court Appointed Special Advocate Association (National CASA) has released information about its 2006 grant funding opportunities. The announcement applies to CASA/GAL (guardian "ad...
- Funding Basics for Nonprofit Organizations
Nonprofit organizations that need assistance in negotiating the grant process can find guidance from a newly revised handbook published by the Empowerment Resource Network. The book, "Raising...