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The biennial Together for Families Conference is a unique event that connects various stakeholders from across the U.S. and Canada in the Family Support and Strengthening Field to focus on quality practice. The conference will be held in Seattle, Washington, USA from 13-16 October 2020.
The 2020 OVC Applied Research + Best Practice Symposium will unite top academic OVC researchers and faith-based NGOs serving vulnerable children around the globe.
The purpose of this event is to give leaders the opportunity to be part of transitioning an organization from residential care to family care, via interaction around a fictional case study.
This webinar features a panel of LGBTQ foster care alumni dedicated to creating change in the child welfare system.
Sharing Ideas that Strengthen Families and Engage Communities to Promote Child Well-Being will bring together policy, research, and practice professionals from child- and family-serving systems in the United States and other countries, as well as youth, caregivers, and community partners, to share and advance more effective family supports and systems of care for children and families in the 21st century.
In this segment from NPR, Efrén Olivares of the Texas Civil Rights Project discusses the lasting impacts of family separation on children and parents who have since been reunified.
This book prepares future child welfare professionals to tackle the complex and challenging work associated with responding to child maltreatment.
The authors of this study propose a strategy that increases system collaboration, leverages existing infrastructure, and adopts multi-source funding models that invest in prevention services to inoculate society against child abuse and neglect (CAN).
In this opinion piece for the San Francisco Chronicle, Juliana E. Morris, M.D., EdM, Monica Hahn, M.D., MPH, MS, and Eva Raphael M.D., MPH - family doctors at the Family Health Center of San Francisco General Hospital and UCSF - describe the health impacts of family separations under detention.
This article from the Washington Post tells the story of Geard Mitchell, a foster youth who spent part of his childhood in a juvenile detention center.