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Lifting the Veil: A Critical Look at the Child Welfare, Foster Care and Juvenile Justice Systems Articles and reports detailing problems with the US system Child Welfare Resource Centre Building links in the world of child welfare
Child Welfare A gateway to resources and information about opportunities for all children and youth Child and Adolescent Interdisciplinary Research Network: Improving Care for Children in Child Welfare The overarching goal of CAIRN is to develop a heuristic model, including practical strategies, for the dissemination, implementation and maintenance of evidence-based, parent mediated interventions (E-BPMI) in child welfare settings for treatment of disruptive disorders and externalizing behavior problems in children and adolescents
Children's House Dedicated to supporting the generation and dissemination of knowledge about childrenīs issues, Childrenīs House facilitates the translation of the benefits of research and programming into policy and practice When Parents Are Not in the Best Interests of the Child An article from the Atlantic Monthly on out of home placement options for children and youth
Association of Childrens Welfare Agencies An Australian site which reflects the responsibility of non-government agencies to be concerned with the welfare of the 'whole child' by not just providing a substitute care environment, but rather assisting the child and young person to 'find their place in the world' Child Welfare League of America The oldest and largest national nonprofit organization developing and promoting policies and programs to protect America's children and strengthen America's families
Arvin Publications Publications about child welfare and foster care. Many may be read free online Children's Bureau Responsible for assisting States in the delivery of child welfare services - services designed to protect children and strengthen families. The agency provides grants to States, Tribes and communities to operate a range of child welfare services including child protective services, family preservation and support, foster care, adoption and independent living
The Glasgow Centre for the Child and Society Conducts research, offers teaching, consultancy and policy advice primarily in the areas of child welfare, children's rights, child protection and young people and crime Juvenile Justice in California Part II: Dependency System A study of California's child welfare system prepared by the League of Women Voters of California
TRAVELS IN THE TRENCH Between Child Welfare Theory and Practice An online book about the evolution of child welfare services over the last half century, beginning after World War II. Written by George Thomas Adolescent Outcomes, Poverty Status, and Welfare Reform: An Analysis based on the Survey of Program Dynamics This research was undertaken specifically to examine potential effects of welfare reform on children in late childhood through adolescence.
State Statutes Search Search state statutes for issues related to child abuse and neglect, child welfare, and adoption. Results will provide summaries of State statutes (and full text of laws, in some cases) Child Welfare Review An electronic journal for coverage of issues related to the well-being of children. It contains both links to articles related to child welfare and original articles
National Survey on Child and Adolescent Well-Being This is the first national study that examines child and family well-being outcomes in detail and seeks to relate those outcomes to their experience with the child welfare system and to family characteristics, community environment, and other factors National Black Child Development Institute Preparing our children to function in a global society where having access to the latest technology is considered the norm makes education extremely critical to our future work. Every child deserves a chance, and we are committed to uncovering every chance available to our children
National Center for Youth Law Works to ensure that low-income children have the resources, support, and opportunities they need for a healthy and productive future. Much of NCYL's work is focused on poor children who are additionally challenged by abuse and neglect, disability, or other disadvantage  


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