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August 2017

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

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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.
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  • General Material
July 2017

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

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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.
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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.
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  • General Material
  • Training Tools
May 2017

Domestic Violence Safety Issues When Meth is Present

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Methamphetamine has been identified as one of the largest threats to public safety in Indian Country. This webinar discusses how methamphetamine use and the complex nature of criminal jurisdiction on Indian reservations, along with historically underfunded and understaffed services have resulted in major challenges for tribes to address domestic violence and child abuse.
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  • General Material
  • Training Tools
April 2017

Positive Youth Development Toolkit

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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.
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  • General Material
  • Training Tools
February 2017

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

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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).
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  • General Material
April 2016

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

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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.
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  • General Material
January 2016

Healthcare Toolbox

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This toolbox provides resources and information to providers to help children and families cope with illness and injury. It provides the basics of trauma informed care.
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  • Training Tools
  • General Material
January 2016

Resources for Understanding Adolescent Development

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This is a web-based toolkit about adolescent development.
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  • General Material
January 2016

2016 Adoption Tax Credit Information

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This webpage provides an overview of the Federal Adoption Tax Credit, and provides brief descriptions of qualifying adoption expenses, state adoption tax credits, adoption disruption, dependency tax exemption, and adoption tax credit before finalization.
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  • General Material
  • Training Tools
October 2015

Collaborations and Connections Between Tribal Child Support Agencies and Tribal Domestic Violence Providers: Resources to Make it Real

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This webinar highlighted promising practices for Tribal Child Support Agencies and Tribal DV programs for enhancing safe access to child support and provided a special focus on use of the new resources in Tribal settings.
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  • General Material
October 2015

EITC and Child Tax Credit Promote Work, Reduce Poverty, and Support Children’s Development, Research Finds

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This article cites to research evidencing that the EITC and CTC lead to improved infant and maternal health, better school performance, greater college enrollment, increased work and earnings in the next generation, and Social Security retirement benefits.