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Greggory Cullen,

The goal of this study is to examine the relationship between caregiver characteristics, caregiver attachment and placement type on two dimensions of mental health and substance use among a sample of older youth living in care in Ontario, Canada.

John Kelly - The Imprint,

Not long before departing Congress to successfully pursue the mayor’s office in Los Angeles, former U.S. Rep. Karen Bass introduced a bill that would dramatically rewrite the federal rules around terminating parental rights. 

Halima Gikandi - The World,

Around the world, millions of children are growing up in orphanages, or children's homes as they are called in many places. But research has shown that the vast majority of them, actually have families.

Wenjing Shao, Fei Sun, Gretchen Sheneman, Michele Brock,

The purpose of this U.S.-based study was to examine two intervening variables, self-care and formal support that affect the relationship between children with behavioural issues and caregiver depression.

Daniel Kikulwe, Derrick Ssewanyana, Sarah Maiter,

This study based in Canada explored views on the changes in child safety reporting and interventions with newcomer families during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Badr Ratnakaran MBBS, Antoinette Valenti Shappell FAPA, Kiran Khalid MBBS,

This report outlines the various trends and reasons for the rise of grandparents involved in caring for grandchildren in the U.S. It also describes the different types of households involving grandparents and grandchildren, including grandfamilies, skipped-generation, and three-generation families, and summarize various theories of grandparent stress including role strain theory and social exchange theory.

Nathaniel J. Pollock, Alexandra M. Ouédraogo, Nico Trocmé, Wendy Hovdestad, Amy Miskie,

The authors analyzed administrative data from Canada to describe the population of children in out-of-home care, and estimate and compare rates of out-of-home care by province/territory, year, sex/gender, age group and placement type.

Lautaro Grinspan - The Atlanta-Journal Constitution,

Newly published federal data reveals that more of the migrant children who are crossing the border by themselves are being placed in potentially hazardous living situations.

United Nations Task Force on Children Deprived of Liberty,

This advocacy brief provides an overview of promising practices and lessons learned to end child immigration detention in the U.S. and sets out a range of policy actions needed to scale up efforts to end this form of violence.

Faith to Action,

Faith to Action has developed a 3-day in-person event for U.S.-based organizations serving orphaned and vulnerable children around the world. The purpose of this event is to enhance your learning and connections in the journey of transitioning from residential care to family-based care.