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Child Welfare Leaders Forge National Child Safety Partnership

6/3/2021

Social Sector Accreditor Alliance-COA Makes Five Critical Hires

Alliance-COA, an organization that accredits and strengthen organizations in the social sector, has announced a set of critical new hires.

Youth Services Insider

1/28/2021

Crowning Gift Means $75 Million for University of Chicago School of Social Services

The University of Chicago’s social services school received a massive gift from the family of James and Paula Crown. Photo courtesy of University of Chicago
The University of Chicago’s school of social work has just received the promise of a “landmark” $75 million gift, the largest ever offered to an American school of social work, the university announced Wednesday.

4/28/2016

Promising Practices to Address the Developmental Needs of Young Maltreated Children in Contact with the U.S. Child Welfare System

Upbring is a social services agency based in Texas whose mission is to empower communities to improve long-term outcomes for the state’s children. To this end, the agency has committed to funding research for a series of white papers from various research teams, a few of which we have posted in the past (see here, here, here and here).

7/20/2015

Children’s Coping with Family Violence: Policy and Service Recommendations

This qualitative synthesis describes the successful coping strategies and service needs of children exposed to family violence. It uses the evidence-based meta-synthesis approach and analyzed social services abstracts, academic search premiere, PubMed, and Google scholar database searches.

Youth Services Insider

4/15/2014

Big RFP Coming on Immigrant Child Welfare Services

Youth Services Insider expects to see a solicitation for about $350 million from the Department of Health and Human Services for providers that can handle an array of services for unaccompanied immigrant youth.

8/29/2013

Males In Oakland Coming Together To Serve Dads

Note: This story was updated August 29, 2013. Two organizations came together last week to help community leaders better serve fathers in their area. First 5 Alameda County and the Alameda County Public Health Department launched “Fathers Corps,” a county-wide team of male service providers who will be trained over the coming year to strengthen families by helping dads engage in the care and upbringing of their children.