Show Me:

An Online Resource Library Supporting Professionals Ending Gender-Based Violence.

Child Welfare Content Topic Results

The results displayed below have been grouped first by VAWnet Special Collections - containing our most highly valued resources - then by individual related materials. Refine your search by category, types, author and/or publisher using the options provided. Sort by date published, date added, or alphabetically. For assistance in locating a resource, use our online contact form.
Results displayed are grouped first by VAWnet Special Collections then by individual related materials. For assistance in locating a resource, use our online contact form.

Materials

Materials
  • NRCDV Publications
  • Training Tools
  • General Material
April 2015

Addressing the Needs of Youth Experiencing Homelessness and Abuse

This webinar focused on the intersections of relationship violence and sex trafficking among runaway and homeless youth. Experts in this field of service suggested a variety of ways that individuals, organizations, and communities can provide effective support to youth experiencing violence and abuse while living in unstable housing situations.
Materials
  • General Material
April 2015

Child Trafficking for Labor in the United States

This fact sheet defines child trafficking, describes how children are trafficked for labor, lists the challenges in identifying and providing services to child labor trafficking survivors and offers recommendations to end child labor trafficking.
Materials
  • General Material
March 2015

Female Genital Cutting Fact Sheet

This fact sheet gives answers to frequently asked questions regarding female genital mutilation.
Materials
  • General Material
January 2015

The Freechild Project: Supporting Youth Who Change the World Since 2001 Guide to Social Change Led By and With Young People

This websites includes a collection of youth-led activities for social change.
Materials
  • General Material
January 2015

Child Welfare and Human Trafficking

This issue brief provides a broad overview of the crossover between the child welfare field and the work currently being done to prevent and respond to the trafficking of children and youth in the United States.
Materials
  • General Material
January 2015

Helping Children and Adolescents Cope with Violence and Disasters: What Parents Can Do

Violence or natural disasters can cause trauma in young people. This booklet provides steps parents can take to help children cope with trauma after violence and disasters.
Materials
  • NRCDV Publications
  • Training Tools
  • General Material
October 2014

Enhancing Safe Access to Child Support

This webinar provided an overview of OCSE produced domestic violence resources - including fact sheets, desk cards, and online training materials - promoting safe access to child support.
Materials
  • General Material
August 2014

Joint Custody Presumptions and Domestic Violence Exceptions

This chart includes information on whether a state’s laws create a preference, or presumption, for joint or shared custody in cases where there has been a history of domestic violence.
Materials
  • General Material
August 2014

Essentials for Childhood: Steps to Create Safe, Stable, and Nuturing Relationships

This document proposes strategies communities can consider to promote the types of relationships and environments that help children grow up to be healthy and productive citizens so that they, in turn, can build stronger and safer families and communities for their children.
Materials
  • General Material
April 2014

Child Sex Trafficking in America: A Guide for Parents and Guardians

This fact sheet explains child sex trafficking, how children become victims, who the perpetrators/pimps are, statistics, indicators for exploitation, suggestions on how to keep your child safer and agencies for assistance and information.
Materials
  • General Material
April 2014

Trauma and Resilience

Author(s): Jessica Feierman , Lauren Fine
This publication sets forth key risks of and opportunities for using research on trauma in youth advocacy. It focuses on legal strategies advocates can use in court, and the state and local policies needed to support these strategies.
Materials
  • General Material
January 2014

TedTalk: How childhood trauma affects health across a lifetime

Author(s): Nadine Burke Harris
This TedTalk presented by pediatrician Nadine Burke Harris explains how traumatic experiences affect the brain and increase the risk for other health conditions.