Urban Institute under contract to the U.S. Administration for Children and Families1 Oct 2017
Aiming to assist providers to identify and better serve the needs of youth victims of human trafficking, this study developed and pretested a Human Trafficking Screening Tool used to identify youth in the child welfare system and runaway and homeless youth who have experiences of trafficking,
A study conducted in two residential care facilities in Jamaica found that one in every three youth in care tested positive for at least one sexually transmitted infection (STI), but laws restrict reproductive health education and enabling access to contraception for young people.
Roderick A. Rose and Paul Lanier - International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health28 Sep 2017
This exploratory study used cross-sector administrative records linked across multiple systems, including child welfare records and Medicaid claims, from a single state in the U.S. over a five-year period, to investigate the factors that predict entry into psychiatric residential treatment facilities for children.
This animated video from ACCI Missions & Relief explains how short-term missions in orphanages are harmful to children, why volunteers should avoid volunteering in orphanages overseas, and what kind of programs should be supported instead.