• November 2009
  • Vol. 10, No. 9


  • Strengthening Military Families
    As our nation's military personnel continue to support overseas missions and face the challenges of multiple deployments, it is important that child and family-serving organizations are equipped...

  • Giving Indian Children a Voice in Court Proceedings
    The Indian Child Welfare Act (ICWA) has increased Tribal control over the adoption and foster care of Native American children. While the Act recognizes a role for children's wishes in dependency...

  • Legal Advocacy for Youth in Foster Care Who Are Parents
    The role of legal advocacy in addressing the needs of youth in foster care who are pregnant or parenting is discussed in an article in the September 2009 issue of ABA Child Law Practice. In...

  • A Realistic Look at a Career in Child Protective Services
    The Arizona Department of Economic Security has produced a new video that offers an overview of Child Protective Services (CPS) and the many facets of being a CPS worker. This video may help...

  • IASWR Listserv Moves to SWRnet
    In a move made to streamline the activities of the Institute for the Advancement of Social Work Research (IASWR), the IASWR Board recently voted to close IASWR and to assign its functions to other...