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Be Strong Families, Center for the Study of Social Policy, Families Canada, Seattle Human Services, & National Family Support Network,

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 virtually from 13-16 October 2020.  

Christian Alliance for Orphans,

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.

Center for Digital Development,

The Center for Digital Development is looking for a short-term consultant to help with the Protecting Children from Digital Harm initiative.

The National Family Support Network,

The National Family Support Network has developed a unique 1-day in-person/virtual training for Program staff to maximize the great potential of Parent Advisory Committees.

Michael Fitzgerald - The Chronicle of Social Change,

This article shines light on a recent 174-page report by the Movement for Family Power, the Drug Policy Alliance and New York University’s Family Defense Clinic that features the "anguished accounts of [women] being penalized [by the child welfare system] shortly after giving birth."

Reynaldo Leaños Jr - Texas Public Radio,

"A federal judge in Los Angeles ruled that Immigration and Customs Enforcement has until mid-July to release migrant children in family detention centers, citing COVID-19 concerns at these facilities," says this article from Texas Public Radio.

Catherine G. Coughlin, Robyn R. Miller, Selina Higgins, Kidian Martinez, Christine Dipaolo, Jordan Greenbaum - Medical Perspectives on Human Trafficking in Adolescents,

In this case, we meet Maya, an adolescent girl in foster care who is trafficked for sex.

Diana Rinker, Diane Lanni and Heather Forkey - Pediatrics,

The purpose of this study was to identify changes in knowledge, skills and efficacy of foster caregivers who received trauma coach services. 

Sharon G. Portwood, A. Suzanne Boyd & Kenesha Smith Barber - Residential Treatment for Children & Youth ,

In response to the continuing need for agencies providing residential care and treatment to children and youth to develop and/or to enhance their ability to examine the effectiveness and efficiency of their services, this article explores successful strategies for building and sustaining research capacity in these settings.

Ashley Curry - Children and Youth Services Review,

Using in-depth interviews and participant observation over a two-year period, this study explores workers’ experiences of and strategies for ending relationships with youth in an independent living program.