Northern America

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International Society for Child Indicators (ISCI)28 Jun 2017

The International Society for Child Indicators (ISCI) is hosting its 6th Conference, entitled “Children in a World of Opportunities: Innovations in Research, Policy and Practice.”  The event will take place on June 28-30, 2017 in Montreal, Canada.

Global Social Service Workforce Alliance24 May 2017
Washington DC

The Global Social Service Workforce Alliance hosts an Annual Symposium to bring attention to data and trends affecting the social service workforce, a key component of the health workforce th

CAFO3 May 2017
Nashville, TN

The 2017 OVC Applied Research & Best Practice Symposium will unite top academic OVC researchers with leaders of faith-based NGOs serving children around the world, seeking together to give empirically-validated answers to the question of how we can elevate care for vulnerable children.

Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health21 Apr 2017

Project summary: The Youth FORWARD (Youth Functioning and Organizational Success for West African Regional Development) aims to increase interagency collaboration to scale up resea

Society for Research in Child Development6 Apr 2017
Austin, Texas

The Society for Research in Child Development (SRCD) is inviting submissions for the 2017 Biennial Meeting to be held April 6 - 8, 2017 at the Austin Convention Center and the Hilton Austin Hotel in Austin, Texas, USA. 

Catholic Relief Services24 Mar 2017

Catholic Relief Services is looking for a new Senior Technical Advisor. 

Andrea Ball Julie Chang - American-Statesman22 Mar 2017

Efforts to privatize Texas’ foster care on hold while the state investigates whether or not the process was compromised by wife of the former inspector general.

Howard Fischer - Capitol Media Services19 Mar 2017

Article from reporting that federal judge has thrown out challenge to Indian Child Welfare Act.

Lucy Westcott - Newsweek16 Mar 2017

Nine survivors of the children’s home fire in Guatemala were flown to the U.S. for burn treatment.

Amitha Kalaichandran, The Canadian Press - rdnewsnow16 Mar 2017

The political situation in the U.S. drives unaccompanied minors across the border to Canada where their futures are uncertain.