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Making Service Delivery Relevant for Latino Families during COVID-19 through Responsive Adaptation

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Making Service Delivery Relevant for Latino Families during COVID-19 through Responsive Adaptation 

Desiree Murray, Lina Guzman, & Melissa J. Perez, National Research Center on Hispanic Children & Families (September 23, 2020) 

The circumstances of COVID-19 have made the already vulnerable Latino population more susceptible to higher mortality, job loss, and mental health symptomatology. Agencies that serve these communities are not exempt from the effects as well. This resource details the results of a panel discussion among four such organizations, how they have adapted their services, and what key principles can be taken away from their responsive approaches.

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How can child protection agencies support families and children who lack lawful immigration status?

By | Deportation, Highlighted Resources, Immigrant Youth, Immigration Enforcement, Immigration Relief, Legal/Law, Practice Highlight, Social Workers, Topics

How can child protection agencies support families and children who lack lawful immigration status?

California Evidenced-Based Clearinghouse for Child Welfare (June 22, 2020)

This resource covers resources and strategies to best support immigrant families that do not have documented status within the United States.

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Practice Advisory on Filing DACA Applications In Light of Recent Court Rulings

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Practice Advisory on Filing DACA Applications In Light of Recent Court Rulings

CLINIC, (July 20, 2020)

On July 17, 2020, District of Maryland issued an order to restore DACA to pre-rescission status. This new order prevents the Department of Homeland Security from executing rescission; meaning USCIS should accept DACA applications from individuals who never held DACA.

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Resources to Support Children’s Emotional Well-Being Amid Anti-Black Racism, Racial Violence, and Trauma

By | Child Well-Being, Culture: Issues and Competencies, Parenting, Practice, Practice Highlight, Trauma, Youth & Families

Resources to Support Children’s Emotional Well-Being Amid Anti-Black Racism, Racial Violence, and Trauma

Dominique Parris, Victor St., John, & Jessica Dym Bartlett, Child Trends (June 23, 2020)

Five Ways to Help Ensure Pandemic-EBT Reaches Immigrant Families

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Five Ways to Help Ensure Pandemic-EBT Reaches Immigrant Families

Madison Allen, CLASP (May 7, 2020)

Given school closures across the country, Congress created Pandemic-EBT (P-EBT) to meet the nutrition needs of students who received free or reduced lunch. P-EBT is a critical resource for immigrant families who will not receive government stimulus checks. Government agencies need to target immigrant communities to spread the word and benefit of P-EBT.

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Ways to Promote Children’s Resilience to the COVID-19 Pandemic

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Ways to Promote Children’s Resilience to the COVID-19 Pandemic

Jessica Dym Bartlett & Rebecca Vivrette, Child Trends (April 3, 2020)

This practice resources highlights ways that parents and caregivers can promote children’s resilience to the COVID-19 pandemic to help protect them from the trauma that can ensue which affects their development and well-being.

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