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research

10/13/2022

The Sounding Board

Dee Wilson and Toni Sebastian explore root causes for the alarming rates of turnover and job vacancies in child welfare

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CDC Funds Research on Gun Violence Among Young Adults Experiencing Homelessness

9/15/2022

CDC Funds Research on Gun Violence Among Young Adults Experiencing Homelessness

The CDC is funding research on gun violence among adults experiencing homelessness with a $1.6 million grant.

Unleash the Brilliance, a Washington-based nonprofit that is a diversion program in King County.

9/1/2022

Youth Advocates Push “Diversion” to Reduce Racial Disparities in Juvenile Court

A new study found that nationwide, there's an "unequal and limited use of diversion" efforts to keep kids out of the criminal justice system.

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New Study Ties Child Tax Credit, EITC to Lower Maltreatment Reports

8/23/2022

New Study Ties Child Tax Credit, EITC to Lower Maltreatment Reports

A study published in a recent issue of Pediatrics shows that in the weeks following credits that support families, child maltreatment reports lowered.

A Unique Support Group Helps Parents of Children in Foster Care

8/3/2022

A Unique Support Group Helps Parents of Children in Foster Care

Support groups led by Parents Anonymous serve parents with mental health, substance abuse and domestic violence challenges.

Researchers Call Out Lackluster Education in Juvenile Justice System

7/19/2022

Researchers Call Out Lackluster Education in Juvenile Justice System

All children are entitled to an education in the U.S., but a recent study shows how that promise often falls short when kids are locked up. 

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    Family First Clearinghouse Approves Two New Services, Will Reconsider Ohio Kinship Navigator

    7/5/2022

    Eight New Programs Approved, Ten Rejected By Family First Act Clearinghouse

    he federal clearinghouse that approves foster care prevention services has cleared eight new programs, including a Utah program aimed at instilling confidence and communications skills in parents and another parenting program designed for Black parents. 

    New York City Foster Youth Graduation Rates Found Far Lower Than Previously Known

    6/22/2022

    New York City Foster Youth Graduation Rates Found Far Lower Than Previously Known

    A recent study found only one in four foster youth in New York City graduate from high school on time.

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    Survey Shows Frustration with Foster Care from Within The System

    5/18/2022

    Survey Shows Frustration with Foster Care from Within The System

    A new national survey of the people involved in the child welfare system paints a dismal picture of the state of foster care.