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This study examined the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic in relation to parental perceived stress and child abuse potential.
This brief from Child Trends explores the transition to adulthood for young people with foster care experience in the U.S., including federal policies impacting the transition.
The purpose of this project was to determine if there were differences in learning outcomes between learners who completed child protection training in the usual delivery methods (Pre-COVID) and the fully virtual delivery methods (Post-COVID).
The purpose of this study was to inform states’ efforts to better design and implement extended foster care (EFC), examining the impact of the policy change on length of EFC stay and factors associated with youth’s time in EFC.
Este webinar presentará una discusión de prácticas prometedoras entre los colegas en terreno en la región de América Latina.
"The Trump administration has been using major hotel chains to detain children and families taken into custody at the border, creating a largely unregulated shadow system of detention and swift expulsions without the safeguards that are intended to protect the most vulnerable migrants," says this article from the New York Times.
This study sought to determine number and proportion of children of color with substance removals and whether disparities exist in likelihood of reunification compared to white children.
This article from the Philadelphia Inquirer details the accounts of sexual abuse of children in several residential mental health care facilities in the United States operated by Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health.
The purpose of this study is to examine the association between parental migration and adolescents’ styles of close relationships with parents, friends and romantic partners.
"Since March, the Trump administration has pushed thousands of migrant children back to their home countries without legal screenings or protection, citing the risk that they could be carrying COVID-19 into the United States," says this article from ProPublica.