Northern America

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The Children's Bureau20 Aug 2019
Washington, DC, USA

The Evaluation Summit is a forum for child welfare leaders, members of the research and evaluation community, and their partners and stakeholders to come together for timely and important dialogue and learning.

Harvard FXB Center for Health and Human Rights24 Jun 2019
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
Louisville, KY, USA

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

CPC Learning Network10 Apr 2019

CPC seeks an experienced and highly engaging consultant to facilitate a process that enables the leadership to take a hard look at priorities and strategic direction while also being fun, stimulating and meaningful for all the stakeholders involved.

National Children’s Advocacy Center18 Mar 2019
Huntsville, Alabama, USA

The International Symposium on Child Abuse is a premiere conference that provides expert training and numerous networking opportunities to professionals in the child maltreatment field.

Ryan D. Davidson, Claire S. Tomlinson, Connie J. Beck, Anne M. Bowen - Children and Youth Services Review9 Mar 2019

This article aims to identify risk and protective factors associated with families returning to the US child welfare system within a social ecological framework, to identify gaps in the current literature, and to discuss areas for future research.

Jeffrey Waid & Armeda Stevenson Wojciak - Children and Youth Services Review8 Mar 2019

To explore the viability of positive youth development for youth in care, this observational study investigated whether participation in a summer camp-based reunification program for siblings separated by foster care in the US and Australia called Camp To Belong influenced youth resilience, a critical protective mechanism for maltreated youth.

Johnny S. Kim, Becci A. Akin, Jody Brook - Developmental Child Welfare5 Mar 2019

This study examined the effectiveness of solution-focused brief therapy (SFBT) on child well-being and family functioning outcomes for child welfare involved parents.

Wendy Haight, Cary Waubanascum, David Glesener, Priscilla Day, Brenda Bussey, Karen Nichols - Children and Youth Services Review5 Mar 2019

This research addresses one of the most pressing and controversial issues facing child welfare policymakers and practitioners today: the dramatic overrepresentation of Indigenous families in North American public child welfare systems. The article presents a successful model of inclusive education: the Center for Regional and Tribal Child Welfare Studies (the Center) at the University of Minnesota, Duluth, School of Social Work.

Megan Miranda, Elizabeth Molla, Eman Tadros - The Family Journal5 Mar 2019

This article provides a review of the literature in attachment theory, outcomes of being in foster care, impacts of trauma, and long-term attachment outcomes of foster care alumni.