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Christian Alliance for Orphans (CAFO),

CAFO's 2021 OVC Applied Research and Best Practice Symposium, held 5-12 May, will explore how to help children with disabilities thrive.

National Family Support Network,

This webinar sheds light on the often under-the-radar work and impact of more than 3,000 Family Resource Centers in the U.S.

Colleen C. Katz & Jennifer M. Geiger - Child and Adolescent Social Work Journal,

This study aimed to better understand the role that Court-Appointed Special Advocates (CASAs) play in the lives of transition-age youth (TAY) by asking participants about the nature of their relationships with their CASAs, and the extent to which their CASAs helped prepare them for independent living.

Rosa Flores, Sara Weisfeldt and Catherine E. Shoichet - CNN ,

This article from CNN shares the story of a 31-year-old Salvadoran mother in a shelter for deported migrants in the Mexican border city of Reynosa whose 12 and 16 year olds sons have crossed into the United States unaccompanied.

David Crary - ABC News,

This article highlights a new report from Bethany Christian Services, which is the first large-scale study of its foster care work based on a racial breakdown of the children, reviewing hundreds of cases from programs in four cities — Atlanta, Philadelphia, Detroit and Grand Rapids, Michigan.

ECDAN, FHI 360, The Lego Foundation, World Health Organization,

In this webinar, panelists will discuss the implementation experiences and emerging lessons of COVID-19 response strategies of seven programmes that prioritize nurturing care and early childhood development in their work.

Emma Galvin, Renee O’Donnell, Rachel Breman, Julie Avery, Aya Mousa, Nick Halfpenny & Helen Skouteris - Australian Social Work ,

A systematic review was conducted to examine the effectiveness of interventions and practice models for improving health and psychosocial outcomes of young people in residential care and to identify relevant knowledge gaps.

Sita G. Patel, Vicky Bouche, William Martinez, Karla Barajas, Alex Garcia, Maya Sztainer, Kathleen Hawkins - New Directions for Child and Adolescent Development,

This study used community‐participatory qualitative methods to deeply explore the lived experiences and emotional repercussions of family separation and reunification.

Center for the Study of Social Policy,

What is included in the NEW version of the U.S. nationally-adopted Standards of Quality for Family Strengthening and Support? Join the Center for the Study of Social Policy to learn about what it means to be a quality Family Strengthening and Support Program building the Protective Factors, and how the revised Standards support programs to advance Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion.

Sam Sanders, Jinae West, Uri Berliner - NPR,

This radio segment from NPR explores the policy of separating migrant families at the U.S. border.