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  • General Material
January 2014

Task Force Report on Resilience and Strength in African-American Children and Adolescents

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This report identifies the factors that promote healthy development in African American children.
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  • General Material
December 2013

Noncustodial Parents, and Child Support & EITC Policy: Are We Moving Families Toward Economic Security?

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This paper examines recent state tax policy proposals that will inevitably result in increased tax burdens on low-income families; considers the effect of federal and state Earned Income Tax Credits on parents who are court-ordered to pay child support; and calculates the impact of that policy on parents in four focus states.
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  • General Material
November 2013

Child Labor in America: History, Policy, and Legislative Issues

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This report examines the historical issue of child labor in the United States and summarizes the legislation that has been introduced from the 108th to the 113th Congress.
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  • General Material
November 2013

Domestic Violence as a Factor to be Considered in Custody/Visitation Determinations

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This chart depicts states where domestic violence is given extra weight under the best interest of the child (BIC) factors and states where there is a domestic violence exception to considering certain best interest of the child (BIC) factors.
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  • General Material
September 2013

Guidance to States and Services on Addressing Human Trafficking of Children and Youth in the United States

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The guidance document reports outlines the scope of the problem, the needs of the victims, the need for a coordinated effort among Tribal, State, local, and Federal levels to prevent, identify, and serve trafficking victims, the role of screening and assessment in identifying possible trafficking victims, and the use of evidence-based interventions for serving vulnerable youth populations.
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  • General Material
August 2013

Legal Services Assessment for Trafficked Children

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This report provides the results of a CHRC led research project that provides information on the gaps in legal services and identifies the opportunities for improving outcomes. Also included input from service providers around the country for a national comparison.
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  • General Material
May 2013

Tax Credits for Lower-Income Working Families Help 21 Million Mothers

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This fact sheet highlights how the EITC and CTC have proven to be powerful tools for reducing children's poverty and advancing their long-term well-being.
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  • Training Tools
May 2013

Mandatory Reporting and Keeping Youth Safe

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This FYSB Webinar provides tools that can help advocates and practitioners develop mandatory reporting policies and protocols.
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  • General Material
May 2013

National Colloquium 2012 Final Report: An Inventory and Evaluation of the Current Shelter and Services Response to Domestic Minor Sex Trafficking

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This is an inventory and evaluation of the current shelter and services response to domestic minor sex trafficking.
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  • General Material
May 2013

An Exploratory Study of Juvenile Orders of Protection as a Remedy for Dating Violence

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This study examines protective orders (POs) taken out by teens as a remedy for dating violence by developing a comprehensive portrait of their use in New York State.
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  • NRCDV Publications
  • General Material
March 2013

Using Policies to Promote Child Sexual Abuse Prevention: What is Working?

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This Applied Research paper reviews both international and U.S.-based policy efforts to promote sexual abuse prevention and offers considerations for policy development in communities and organizations.
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  • General Material
January 2013

The Intersection of Immigrant Enforcement and the Child Welfare System

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The Court Corner of Synergy on page 14 provides an overview of a case that looks at whether immigration judges are required to inform non-citizens of their potential eligibility for U-visas. Available in English and Spanish.