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Child Welfare Content Topic Results

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January 2015

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

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

Child Welfare and Human Trafficking

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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.
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January 2015

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

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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.
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October 2014

Enhancing Safe Access to Child Support

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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.
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August 2014

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

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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.
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August 2014

Joint Custody Presumptions and Domestic Violence Exceptions

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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.
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April 2014

Trauma and Resilience

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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.
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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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January 2014

TedTalk: How childhood trauma affects health across a lifetime

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