Change in Mind
Child Welfare Systems Grapple with How to Translate Brain Science into Practice
The idea of brain science in child welfare is hardly new but a pair of recent efforts highlight a growing push in the child welfare field to move an influx of findings drawn from the worlds of neuroscience and child development into practice.
Organizations Receive Grants to Channel Brain Science into Change
The Alliance for Strong Families and Communities hopes to accelerate the movement of brain science into the policies and practices of the nonprofit human-serving sector through a new $2.2 million initiative.
$2.2 Million Initiative Highlights Trauma Policy Push
This month, the Alliance for Strong Families and Communities will kick off a multi-million initiative designed to help service providers translate scientific findings around child trauma, toxic stress and developmental brain science into public policy.