• May 2013
  • Vol. 14, No. 4


  • National Runaway Safeline
    The National Runaway Switchboard recently changed its name to the National Runaway Safeline. The nation's leading resource for runaway, homeless, and at-risk youth changed its name in January 2013...

  • Transition Tips for Youth, by Youth
    A toolkit produced by Pathways RTC provides advice for youth from youth who have transitioned out of foster care to independent living or who are preparing to transition. The authors interviewed...

  • Resources for Preventing Burnout
    The current economic climate is reducing social service budgets and increasing stress on social workers. Tribal STAR, a program of the Academy for Professional Excellence at the San Diego State...

  • Connecticut's Fatherhood Matters Initiative
    In a new issue of Common Ground, the online newspaper of the New England Association of Child Welfare Commissioners and Directors, author Douglas Howard highlights the Connecticut Department of...

  • Children in Dependency Court Hearings
    Research shows that children who attend their dependency hearings are more likely to trust the decisions made by the judge than children who have been excluded from such hearings. This topic is...