Americas

This page contains documents and other resources related to children's care in the Americas. Browse resources by region, country, or category.

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Bryn King, Tara Black, Barbara Fallon, Yu Lung - Children and Youth Services Review,

This study uses longitudinal administrative data to assess the decision to transfer a family to ongoing child welfare services within twelve months of an initial investigation.

National Family Support Network,

This event will explore how an active Parent Advisory Committee can enhance a Program's work with families, the steps needed to create and sustain an effective Parent Advisory Committee, and how Programs can prepare to share leadership with Program participants.

Austen McGuire, Lindsay Huffhines, Yo Jackson - Child Abuse & Neglect,

The current study used survival analysis to simultaneously examine the influence of maltreatment characteristics on the risk of receiving a PTSD diagnosis at any time in care following entry into care.

Canadian Press,

"Advocates for youth in government care are calling on the provinces and territories to continue supporting those who are aging out of the child welfare system and trying to make it on their own during the pandemic," says this article by the Canadian Press.

National Family Support Network,

This event will offer an introduction to the NEW version of the U.S. nationally-adopted Standards of Quality for Family Strengthening & Support.

Justin Jay Miller, Erlene Grise-Owens - Adoption & Fostering,

This study uses a retrospective pre/post design to measure the impact of the pandemic on foster carers’ self-care.

Svetlana Shpiegel, Tammi Fleming, Lisa Mishraky, Sheila VanWert, Blanca Goetze, Elizabeth M. Aparicio, Bryn King - Children and Youth Services Review,

This study examined the rates and correlates of first and repeat births in a national sample of females emancipating from foster care in the United States.

Jamie Jaramillo & Brianne H. Kothari - Child and Adolescent Social Work Journal,

The current study used a resilience framework to describe youth experiences with their caseworkers, examine the association of youth–caseworker relationship quality with school engagement, and to examine the differential impact of youth–caseworker relationships on youth school engagement by level of youth risk (i.e. posttraumatic symptoms).

Justin Jay Miller, Erlene Grise-Owens - Adoption & Fostering,

This study uses a retrospective pre/post design to measure the impact of the pandemic on foster carers’ self-care.

Erica Ranzato, Chloe Austerberry, Sarah Jane Besser, Antonella Cirasola - Adoption & Fostering,

The present study seeks to examine the goals that carers who are looking after children with emotional and/or behavioural difficulties set at the start of an intervention, the Reflective Fostering Programme, designed to support them.