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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.
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Special Collection

Special Collection
July 2016

Fostering Resilience, Respect & Healthy Growth in Childhood and Beyond

Author(s):
This Special Collection offers resources that promote strategies for creating environments where children can thrive with a particular focus on enhancing capacity for resilience across the lifespan.
Special Collection
May 2012

Enhanced Services to Children and Youth Exposed to Domestic Violence: Promising Practices & Lessons Learned

This Special Collection provides lessons learned and related resources from nine HHS-funded 3-year demonstration projects to enhance services to children and youth who have been exposed to domestic violence.

Materials

Materials
  • General Material
January 2018

Changing Minds: Preventing and Healing Childhood Trauma State Policy Guide

Publisher(s):
From a national stakeholders gathering of state and local leaders, federal partners, philanthropy, and others, this guide was developed to address how health, education, child welfare, justice, and child development organizations can further the prevention and healing of childhood trauma at the state level.
Materials
  • General Material
November 2017

Top Ten Facts about Adoption Tax Benefits

Publisher(s):
This webpage provides basic information about adoption tax benefits.
Materials
  • General Material
October 2017

2017 Race for Results: Building a Path to Opportunity for All Children

Publisher(s):
This KIDS COUNT policy report explores the intersection of children, opportunity, race and immigration, and examines barriers facing children in immigrant families.
Materials
  • General Material
August 2017

Domestic Violence-Informed Research Briefing: Domestic Violence Survivors’ Parenting Strengths

Publisher(s):
As strengths based work with families becomes more prevalent, the research on protective capacities of domestic violence survivors as parents becomes more important to supporting a shift in policy and practice. This briefing explores some of the research that demonstrates the protective capacities of adult survivors and their implications for policy and practice.
Materials
  • General Material
July 2017

Narrowing the Gaps: The Power of Investing in the Poorest Children

Publisher(s):
UNICEF's analysis in this study indicates that the number of lives saved per million dollars invested among the poorest children is almost twice as high as the number saved by equivalent investments in less poor groups.
Materials
  • General Material
June 2017

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

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This fact sheet explains child sex trafficking, how children become victims, who the perpetrators are, statistics, indicators for exploitation, suggestions on how to keep your child safer and agencies for assistance and information.
Materials
  • General Material
  • Training Tools
April 2017

Positive Youth Development Toolkit

Publisher(s):
This resource from the Council of Juvenile Correctional Administrators is designed to help agencies, organizations, and stakeholders improve services, programs, and outcomes for youth involved in the juvenile justice system.
Materials
  • General Material
  • Training Tools
February 2017

Enhancing Police Responses to Children Exposed to Violence: A Toolkit for Law Enforcement

Publisher(s):
Police officers are frequently the first responders to situations that pose threats to the safety and well-being of children and families. This toolkit provides practical tools and resources to assist law enforcement agencies in building or enhancing effective operational responses to children exposed to violence (with or without a mental health partner).
Materials
  • NRCDV Publications
  • General Material
April 2016

Responding to the Long-term Needs of Adult Children Exposed to Domestic Violence: Exploring the connection to suicide risk

Author(s): Publisher(s):
This Technical Assistance Guidance, a product of the Adult Children Exposed to Domestic Violence (ACE-DV) Leadership Forum, explores the connection between exposure to domestic violence in childhood and, among other consequences, the risk for suicide in adulthood.
Materials
  • Training Tools
  • General Material
March 2016

Safe Dates Program

Publisher(s):
This webpage provides information about Safe Dates program, which is a school based program for young people in 8th and 9th grades which aims to prevent teen dating violence.