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Strengthening Child Welfare Practice for Immigrant Children & Families: A Toolkit for Child Welfare Professionals in California

By | Child Well-Being, Highlighted Resources, Immigrant Youth, Toolkits, Handbooks, Guides & Books

Strengthening Child Welfare Practice for Immigrant Children & Families: A Toolkit for Child Welfare Professionals in California

Immigrant Legal Resource Center (August 12, 2019)

With half of all children in California coming from an immigrant family, child welfare agencies in California must be equipped to effectively support immigrant children and families on the pathway to permanency. The objective of this toolkit is to provide guidance to child welfare agencies in California working with immigrant children and families.

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Special Session for Child Welfare System Stakeholders

By | Workshop Slide Decks

Special Session for Child Welfare System Stakeholders

Center on Immigration & Child Welfare (April 2019)
This slide deck presents information and questions related to specific immigration-related challenges across U.S. and New Mexico child welfare systems. It also identifies best practices in the legal community, agency policy and procedure, workforce preparation, cross-systems collaboration, and transnational work.
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Immigrant Families & Child Welfare Systems: Emerging Needs & Promising Policies 

By | Workshop Resources

Immigrant Families & Child Welfare Systems: Emerging Needs & Promising Policies

Mark Greenberg, Randy Capps, Andrew Kalweit, Jennifer Grishkin, and Ann Flagg, Migration Policy Institute (April 2019)
This report presents key policy issues for child welfare agencies with respect to working with immigrant families as well as promising best practices and agency approaches.
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Trauma in Immigrant Families Resource List

By | Trauma, Workshop Resources

Trauma in Immigrant Families Resource List

Center on Immigration & Child Welfare (April 2019)
This document provides a list of vetted resources that explain the risk of trauma in immigrant and refugee groups, responses and strategies to mitigate the impact of trauma in the context of the political environment in the U.S., and tools for agencies and individual providers use in practice with immigrant and refugee families.
Trauma Resource List