Americas

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Harvard FXB Center for Health and Human Rights24 Jun 2019
Location: 
Boston, Massachusetts, USA

The Child Protection Executive Education Course (CPEEC) offered by the Harvard FXB Center for Health and Human Rights is designed for mid-career professionals who are engaged in the protection of and response to children vulnerable to abuse, violence exploitation and neglect.

Christian Alliance for Orphans (CAFO)8 May 2019
Location: 
Louisville, KY, USA

The 2019 CAFO Summit will be held 8-10 May 2019 in Louisville, Kentucky, USA.

Lumos31 Dec 2018

Lumos Foundation USA (Lumos) is seeking a Research Consultant to support a research and advocacy agenda around child and family immigration detention.

Catholic Relief Services31 Dec 2018

Catholic Relief Services is seeking a Senior Technical Advisor (STA) for Child Protection and Alternative Care.

CPC Learning Network31 Dec 2018

CPC Learning Network is seeking a Project Officer to implement a project to measure the impact of efforts to reduce child labor and modern trafficking.

The Field Center for Children’s Policy, Practice and Research15 Dec 2018

The 'One Child, Many Hands: A Multidisciplinary Conference on Child Welfare' is issuing a Call for Presentations.

National Family Support Network12 Dec 2018

This webinar will explore the US the nationally-adopted Standards of Quality for Family Strengthening & Support. 

Eli Hager and Anna Flagg - Washington Post3 Dec 2018

This article from the Washington Post describes how families in the US are often separated permanently due to the incarceration of a parent.

Cheryl L. Somers, Angelique G. Day, Jenna Niewiadomski, Casey Sutter, Beverly A. Baroni, Jun Sung Hong - Juvenile & Family Court Journal1 Dec 2018

The aim of the study is to understand the perceptions of court‐involved adolescent girls in residential treatment (40% delinquency, 60% foster care/child abuse and neglect) on school climate and factors that affect their mood in school.

Tara Batista, Allen Johnson, Lindsay Baach Friedmann - Journal of the Society for Social Work and Research29 Nov 2018

This study examines the effects of youth empowerment programs (YEPs) on the psychological empowerment of young people aging out of foster care. 

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