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Barbara Fallon, et al - Child Abuse & Neglect,

The objective of this paper is to report on the development and implementation strategy of a tool to be used for practice intervention during the pandemic.

Catherine E. Shoichet and Geneva Sands - CNN,

"Hundreds of migrant children have been held in hotels and guarded by government contractors in recent months as part of a secretive new system that advocates warn puts kids in danger," says this article from CNN.

Save the Children,

Save the Children is recruiting a Senior Specialist, Emergency Mobilization to act as the deputy on the Mobilization team and ensure there is holistic deployment support and fully trained staff available on every domestic response in the US.

Save the Children,

Save the Children is recruiting a Child Care Recovery and Resilience Senior Specialist to serve as the technical lead and manage the delivery of Save the Children’s child care recovery and resilience programs in U.S. disaster contexts that help communities rebound and build back stronger after disasters.

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.

Jude Mary Cénat, Pari-Gole Noorishad, Konrad Czechowski, Sara-Emilie McIntee, Joana N. Mukunzi - Child Abuse & Neglect,

This study aimed to explore questions relating to caseworker’s training on ethnocultural diversity in connection with racial disparities and overrepresentation of Black children in child welfare services.

A. Nathan Verbist, Andrew M. Winters, Crystal Collins-Camargo, Becky F. Antle - Children and Youth Services Review,

This study explored if domains of the Child and Adolescent Needs and Strengths assessment were associated with a prescribed trauma-focused treatment.

E. Jason Baron, Ezra G. Goldstein, and Cullen T. Wallace - Journal of Public Economics,

This study examines an unexplored consequence of COVID-19 school closures: the broken link between child maltreatment victims and the number one source of reported maltreatment allegations—school personnel.

Samantha M. Brown, Jenalee R. Doom, Stephanie Lechuga-Peña, Sarah Enos Watamura, Tiffany Koppels - Child Abuse & Neglect,

This study examined the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic in relation to parental perceived stress and child abuse potential.

Rachel Rosenberg, Sunny Sun, Alyssa Liehr - Child Trends,

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.