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Jeffrey Waid, Brianne H. Kothari, Jessica A. Dahlgren, Bowen McBeath, Lew Bank - Child & Family Social Work,

The current study aimed to identify the critical components of an efficacious dyadic relationship enhancement intervention for siblings in foster care through a secondary analysis of fidelity of implementation and trial outcome data.

Silvia Foster-Frau - The Washington Post,

A migrant detention facility in the U.S. is being reactivated to hold up to 700 children ages 13 to 17, according to this article from the Washington Post.

NBC News,

In this video, NBC News' Isa Gutierrez spoke with a mother who is struggling to recover from the trauma brought on by the Trump administration's family separation policy as the Biden administration tries to reunite the families that have yet to be brought back together.

Laura Orlando, Ashley N. Rousson, Susan Barkan, Kristen Greenley, Alyssa Everitt, and Emiko A. Tajima - Developmental Child Welfare,

This study reports on the rapid development and implementation of an eLearning and structured practice guide for visitation supervisors to help them facilitate virtual visits that promote parent-caregiver collaboration in support of the child.

Jamie Landers - Teen Vogue,

This article from Teen Vogue shares the stories of young people aging out of foster care in the U.S. during the COVID-19 pandemic and the impacts that has had on them.

National Family Support Network,

This webinar sheds light on the often under-the-radar work and impact of more than 3,000 Family Resource Centers in the U.S.


UNICEF is seeking a Child Protection Specialist to conduct a review of the CP HQ portfolio within key units of the section and identify entry points to bring a disability inclusion focus into those, to be progressively incorporated within child protection programming and results monitoring.

Amy M. Salazar, Jacquelene M. Lopez, Sara S. Spiers, Sara Gutschmidt, Kathryn C. Monahan - Child & Family Social Work,

This study assesses whether youth in foster care in the United States who are over age 18 have better financial capability and related supports compared with younger youth and whether there are associations between supports and financial capability.

National Family Support Network,

This webinar will include the experience of Resilient Children and Families Community Services implementing the Standards of Quality for Family Strengthening & Support with its eight Family Resource Centers in New York State.

Laura Dhillon Kane - CBC News,

A proposed class-action suit was filed on Monday in British Columbia Supreme Court, alleging that "a Catholic order shuffled known abusers from a notorious Newfoundland orphanage to two schools in the Vancouver area where more boys were victimized," according to this article from CBC News.