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Lawmakers Demand Action on Child Welfare Failures

Lawmakers Demand Action on Child Welfare Failures

“It’s time for the governor to be a leader and figure out how to solve this problem in Southern Illinois,” Sen. Terri Bryant, pictured at a news conference in 2015, said. Two...

The Mental Health Effects of Sexual Assault and Abuse

The Mental Health Effects of Sexual Assault and Abuse

Sexual abuse is any form of sexual violence, including rape, child molestation, incest, and similar forms of non-consensual sexual contact. Most sexual abuse experts agree...

Developmental Milestones Matter – CWLA

Developmental Milestones Matter – CWLA

Developmental Milestones Matter: Helping Caregivers and Providers Track Children’s Early Development By the Team at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’sLearn the...

Child Mental Health - Children's Rights

Child Mental Health - Children's Rights

A Harvard study that followed children ages 7 to 15 late in 2020 found that about two-thirds of them had clinically significant symptoms of anxiety and depression, as compared...

Lack of communication between child welfare and juvenile justice systems hurts foster kids, court monitors say - MyParisTexas

Lack of communication between child welfare and juvenile justice systems hurts foster kids, court monitors say - MyParisTexas

The court-appointed watchdogs expressed concern after learning that a caretaker accused of exploiting children at a state-licensed facility in Bastrop had been previously fired...

We must do better for our children

We must do better for our children

We must do better for our children Save Across our state, we see the effect the opioid crisis has had on West Virginia’s children and families. Reading the headlines regarding...

Congregate care, kinship care up nationwide

Congregate care, kinship care up nationwide

Congregate care, kinship care up nationwide While the number of American children in foster care appears to be on the decline nationally, many states are seeing an increase in...

‘Stereotypes’ about parents with low IQs can’t be used to place children in foster care, federal settlement says

‘Stereotypes’ about parents with low IQs can’t be used to place children in foster care, federal settlement says

The Oregon Department of Human Services failed to comply with federal civil rights law by using stereotypes about parents with intellectual disabilities to remove children from...

The Family Secret review – an extraordinary account of child abuse

The Family Secret review – an extraordinary account of child abuse

‘She was a very happy child. Bright, bubbly. She was always the one that made the friends when we went on our holidays in the caravan.” Old video footage of Katherine...

Health, Emotional, and Developmental Issues Common to Children Adopted Internationally - Creating a Family

Health, Emotional, and Developmental Issues Common to Children Adopted Internationally - Creating a Family

Health, Emotional, and Developmental Issues Common to Children Adopted Internationally Radio Show 0 What are the health, emotional, and developmental issues common to children...

The children left behind by domestic homicide

The children left behind by domestic homicide

The children left behind by domestic homicide The children left behind by domestic homicide When children lose a parent to domestic homicide, committed overwhelmingly by a male...

How local authorities can retain their social workers

How local authorities can retain their social workers

How can social workers thrive in local authority contexts? This question is at the heart of exclusive research conducted for Community Care by Dr Elizabeth Frost, associate...