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Change a Life Program

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This online program helps to build skills and offers tools to any individual that wishes to help children experiencing domestic violence on their path to healing and thriving.
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Tipping the Scales: The Resilience Game

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This interactive online game explores how the choices we make can help children and the community as a whole become more resilient in the face of serious challenges.
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Head Start Trauma Smart: Creating Trauma-Informed Head Start Communities

HSTS is an early childhood trauma intervention model created by Crittenton Childrens Center in Kansas City, MO. It is designed to support young children as well as, the parents and teachers who love and care about them. HSTS promotes the development of systemic trauma awareness in Head Start communities, teaching resiliency and practical lifelong coping skills.
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Resources for Families Facing Deportation and Separation

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This page provides information about family separation due to detention and deportation, safety planning and child welfare for families facing deportation.
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Confidentiality and Information Sharing Issues for Domestic Violence Advocates Working with Child Protection and Juvenile Court System

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This paper presents information about three laws related to information sharing: confidentiality, privileged communications, and mandated reporting. It includes information on making decisions on how to handle and use information about child abuse.
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InBrief: The Impact of Early Adversity on Children's Development

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Science also shows that providing stable, responsive environments for children in the earliest years of life can prevent or reverse these conditions, with lifelong consequences for learning, behavior, and health.
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Domestic Child Sex Trafficking and the Juvenile Justice System

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This paper outlines the need to identify child victims of sex trafficking prior to their arrest for juvenile prostitution and the need for appropriate services and safeguards for these victims.
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Responding to Disclosures of Abuse

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This document provides guidance to advocates planning and hosting awareness or educational events on how to respond to disclosures of abuse by teens.
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Finding Services for Runaway and Homeless Victims of Human Trafficking

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The objectives of the webinar are to: recognize characteristics of runaway and homeless youth (RHY) and the trauma they have experiences, review the Family Youth Services Bureau funded RHY programs, review how the programs meet the need of RHY, review the eligibility requirements for accessing services and how to locate a program in a particular geographic area.
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Using Policies to Promote Child Sexual Abuse Prevention: An interview with Alisa Klein

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In this podcast, the advocate consultant of the Applied Research Paper titled Using Policies to Promote Child Sexual Abuse Prevention: What is Working? shares her thoughts on the research, trends, and recommendations discussed in the document.
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Ensuring the Seventh Generation: A Youth Suicide Prevention Toolkit for Tribal Child Welfare Programs

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The purpose of this toolkit is to help tribal child welfare workers and care providers play an effective role in the prevention of suicide among the children and youth they serve. It addresses key youth suicide prevention questions and contains background reading on the issue of suicide in Indian Country and the use of cultural approaches to prevention and community healing.
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Girlhood Interrupted: The Erasure of Black Girls’ Childhood

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This groundbreaking study by the Georgetown Law Center on Poverty and Inequality provides data showing that adults view Black girls as less innocent and more adult-like than their white peers, especially in the age range of 5-14. This report represents a key step in addressing the disparate treatment of Black girls in public systems.