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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.


UNICEF is seeking a Child Protection Specialist to conduct a review of the CP HQ portfolio within key units of the section and identify entry points to bring a disability inclusion focus into those, to be progressively incorporated within child protection programming and results monitoring.

National Family Support Network,

This webinar will include the experience of Resilient Children and Families Community Services implementing the Standards of Quality for Family Strengthening & Support with its eight Family Resource Centers in New York State.

Melanie Sage & Sebrena Jackson - Child and Adolescent Social Work Journal,

This systematic narrative review of the literature reports on the experiences of foster youth regarding the use of Internet Communication Technologies (ICTs) such as social media, focusing only on studies that include youth voice.

Catherine A. LaBrenz, Erin Findley, Genevieve Graaf, Philip Baiden, Jangmin Kim, Mi Jin Choi, Sreyashi Chakravarty - Child Abuse & Neglect,

This study examined racial/ethnic disparities in reunification rates across U.S. child welfare systems controlling for child- and system-factors.

Priscilla Alvarez - CNN,

U.S. President Joe Biden has signed three executive orders "to rectify the consequences" of the previous "zero tolerance" immigration policy, including "establishing a task force designed to reunite families separated at the US-Mexico border," according to this article from CNN.

Wendy S. Grolnick, Madeline R. Levitt, Alessandra J. Caruso & Rachel E. Lerner - Journal of Child and Family Studies,

This study examined the effectiveness of a two-session preventive parenting intervention, the Parent Check-In. The intervention, grounded in Self-Determination Theory (SDT), is designed to facilitate adaptive parenting, specifically autonomy support, structure and involvement, and parenting efficacy, and to increase autonomous self-regulation and decrease behavior problems in children.

Kevin Sieff - The Washington Post,

This article from the Washington Post tells the stories of families who were separated at the U.S. border with Mexico due to the U.S. "zero tolerance policy," then reunited, and then separated again by Immigration and Customs Enforcement.

Morganne Campbell - Global News,

"A disturbing trend has led to a plea from doctors across [Canada] as more babies and children are being treated with serious trauma, fractures and in some cases, malnutrition," says this article from Global News.

Brenda Jones Harden, Cassandra Simons, Michelle Johnson-Motoyama, Richard Barth - The ANNALS of the American Academy of Political and Social Science,

In this article, the authors trace how government responsibility for the prevention of child maltreatment became centered within the U.S. child protection response.