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Devon Ziminski - The Chronicle of Social Change15 Sep 2017

The foster care "hackathon" series explores how technology can be optimized to streamline child welfare systems and improve series to young people in care and their families. 

Ramona Denby, Efren Gomez, and Richard V. Reeves - Brookings Institution14 Sep 2017

This report explores the challenges of implementing and evaluating relationship-based interventions for young people with experience in the U.S. foster care system and presents recommendations for both practitioners and researchers for successful implementation and evaluation in the future. 

Ching-Hsuan Lin and Angela R. Wiley - Children and Youth Services Review 12 Sep 2017

This study utilized data from the Fragile Families and Child Wellbeing Study to examine how kinship care affects maternal stress and parenting practices in racial/ethnic and immigrant families in the United States. 

Becci A. Akin, Jessica Strolin-Gotzmna, and Crystal Collines-Camargo - Children and Youth Services Review6 Sep 2017

This paper describes and analyzes the implementation of trauma and evidence-informed interventions in three federally-funded statewide demonstration sites in different regional contexts throughout the United States. 

Sacha Klein, Lauren Fries, and Mary M. Emmons - Children and Youth Services Review6 Sep 2017

This study eplored whether receipt of early care and education services reduces the likelihood of foster care placement for children aged 0-5 years in the United States. 

Charles Bruner - Academic Pediatrics 1 Sep 2017

Drawing upon census data, this report shows that place, race, and poverty are intertwined concepts with particular implications for young children.

Cateria R. McCabe, The Legal Intelligencer29 Aug 2017

There is a growing number of children in kinship care in the United States, with 2.6 million grandparents raising their grandchildren around the country. New pending legislation would support kinship families to adequately care for children within their extended families. 

UNICEF29 Aug 2017

UNICEF is seeking a Child Protection Specialist to develop and support UNICEF programmes around prevention and response to violence against children and social welfare systems strengening, including family support, adoption, alternative care and social protection. 

Antonio Garcia - Social Work Helper27 Aug 2017

Poorly delivered services by the strained U.S. child protection system cause considerable harm to children placed in care. Transforming the child welfare system will require evidenced-based changes in service delivery, including: improved and ongoing training to child welfare workers, enhanced preventive efforts, and the reallocation of resources. 

Rebecca D. Webster, Jeremy Wente, Sheri R. Parris, and Adrian V. Rus - Child Maltreatment in Residential Care3 Aug 2017

This chapter in Child Maltreatment in Residential Care provides a brief history of congregate care in the United States and the experiences of maltreatment of children and youth within congregate care settings as they shifted over time. 

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