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National Adoption Month 2015: We Never Outgrow the Need for Family

As part of the 2015 Initiative, the Children’s Bureau, in collaboration with Child Welfare Information Gateway and AdoptUSKids, is hosting a fre
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OJJDP has released “Children’s Exposure to Violence, Crime, and Abuse: An Update.”

OJJDP has released “Children’s Exposure to Violence, Crime, and Abuse: An Update.” This bulletin, cosponsored by OJJDP and the Centers for Disease Con
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Relationship Between Adverse Childhood Experiences and Homelessness and the Impact of Axis I and II Disorders

In a study published in the American Journal of Public Health, the authors examined the relationship between adverse childhood experiences and prevale
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Trauma-Informed Summer Jobs Program

Chicago’s One Summer Chicago Plus program has helped about 2,300 Chicago youth, most between the ages of 16 and 19. They worked 25 hours a week
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Data Analytics and Child Protection in Los Angeles

Daniel Heimpel with the Chronicle of Social Change wrote a thought provoking article about the use of data to predict the likelihood of a child being
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Infant Mortality Statistics From the 2013 Period Linked Birth/Infant Death Data Set

The U.S. infant mortality rate was 5.96 infant deaths per 1,000 live births in 2013, similar to the rate of 5.98 in 2012. This report presents 2013 pe
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Creating a Trauma‑Informed System of Care: Partnerships, Facilitative Factors, Barriers, Special Considerations

A presentation at the Council of Social Work Education’s 60th Annual Program Meeting focused on creating a trauma-informed system of care in Mai
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Brief – Knowing the Numbers: Accessing and Using Child Welfare Data

Data can be an incredibly powerful tool for child welfare advocates, policymakers, and program administrators in their work to improve the lives of vu
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High Stakes in Small Mistakes: Abused Youths’ Brains Show Hypersensitivity to Errors

An editorial in the American Journal of Psychiatry highlights research conducted to help understand the connection between maltreatment and subsequent
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