The Senior Advisor position provides technical leadership to strengthen ChildFund International’s global program portfolio and enhance program quality on behalf of children across the development and humanitarian continuum across these three life stages to promote international standards of Child Protection in Emergencies (CPiE).
In this piece for Youth Today, Richard Wexler - executive director of the National Coalition for Child Protection Reform - calls out child protection policies in the US for too often unnecessarily removing children from poor families due to parental mental illness and what the child protection agencies deem as inability to raise children "independently."
Elaine Toombs, Alexandra S. Drawson, Tina Bobinski, John Dixon, Christopher J. Mushquash - Child & Family Social Work5 Jan 2018
A First Nations child welfare organization has prioritized further understanding of reunification and parenting, including identification of successes and barriers to reunification, and service needs within communities. These priorities were addressed with a community-based participatory research model and guided by a Research Advisory.
Jennifer M. Geiger, Megan Hayes Piel, Angelique Day, Lisa Schelbe - Children and Youth Services Review5 Jan 2018
This study sought to build on previous work that calls for the need to develop programs to support foster care alumni in higher education and to obtain a better understanding of the characteristics of existing programs and the perceived programmatic and student challenges as reported by program directors and staff, faculty, and researchers.