• May 2007
  • Vol. 8, No. 4

Resources

  • Legal Issues Surrounding Permanency for Adolescents
    A new book from the American Bar Association (ABA) provides easy-to-read guidelines and practical strategies for judges, attorneys, and other professionals helping adolescents make the transition...
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  • UN Report on Violence Against Children
    A worldwide study on violence against children was recently released by the United Nations (UN). The study was a global effort to paint a detailed picture of the nature, extent, and causes of...
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  • Children and Youth Involved in the Court Experience
    The experience of testifying in court often creates additional distress for an abused or neglected child. The latest issue of the "Judges' Page Newsletter" focuses on steps that courts can take to...
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  • Workforce Retention in North Carolina
    As part of the effort to reduce turnover among child welfare professionals in North Carolina, the North Carolina Division of Social Services and the Family and Children's Resource Program...
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  • Tribal Justice and Safety in Indian Country
    An online resource developed specifically for Indian country has been launched by the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ). The Indian country website provides a user-friendly, current, and...
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  • Identifying Effective Evidence-Based Programs
    As part of its Science to Service initiative, the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) recently relaunched the National Registry of Evidence-Based Programs and...
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  • Foster Parenting Highlights
    Foster parents play a crucial role in ensuring the safety, permanency, and well-being of children in their care. A new section of the Child Welfare Information Gateway website offers resources and...
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  • Finding Funding for Youth and Child Trauma Programs
    The two newest titles in the Finance Project's Finding Funding series provide information on Federal funds and creative financing strategies for (1) youth programs and (2) child trauma programs....
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  • Grants for Improving Health in Vulnerable Populations
    More than $5.8 million is available from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and local grantmakers to fund original health care projects for vulnerable populations, particularly projects that...
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  • Free Lifebook Pages
    The Iowa Foster & Adoptive Parents Association expanded its list of resources by adding more than 60 Lifebook pages to its website. A Lifebook is created by a child, often with the help of foster...
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