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Child Abuse/Neglect Prevention

Mental Health Need and Service Use Among Latino Children of Immigrants in the Child Welfare System

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Mental Health Need and Service Use Among Latino Children of Immigrants in the Child Welfare System

Presented by Alan Dettlaff (Jane Addams College of Social Work) & Jodi Berger Cardoso (University of Texas at Austin School of Social Work) Society for Social Work and Research, San Francisco, CA (January, 2010)

A presentation summarizing the current state of mental health needs and service use among the Latino children of immigrants in the child welfare system.

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A Child Welfare Flowchart

By | Child Abuse/Neglect Prevention, Child Well-Being, CICW Publications, CICW Toolkits, Handbooks, Guides & Books, Family Separation, Foster Care, Kinship Care, Practice, Resources, Safety, Social Work, Social Workers, Special Immigrant Juvenile Status (SIJS), Toolkits, Handbooks, Guides & Books

A Child Welfare Flowchart

A Social Worker’s Toolkit for Working With Immigrant Families

(August 2009)

This toolkit illustrates how and when immigration issues may arise during the chronology of a child welfare case. The flowchart begins at the point of a maltreatment report and continues through assessment, diversion or intervention, removal, dependency issues, and permanency planning.

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Healing the Invisible Wounds: Children’s Exposure to Violence – A Guide for Families

By | Child Abuse/Neglect Prevention, Family Violence, Immigrant Youth, Parenting, Practice, Resources, Social Work, Trauma, Youth & Families

Healing the Invisible Wounds: Children’s Exposure to Violence – A Guide for Families

Safe Start Center (2008)

This publication and companion quick reference card was created for parents and other caregivers to describe the signs and symptoms of exposure to violence, as well as some of the effects of exposure on children at various stages of development. The guide emphasizes the critical importance of the parent’s role in supporting children exposed to violence and provides practical strategies to support healing that parents can incorporate in daily interactions.

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Foster Care Placement Settings and Permanency Planning: Patterns by Child Generation and Ethnicity

By | Child Abuse/Neglect Prevention, Child Welfare System Research, Child Well-Being, Family Separation, Foster Care, Immigrant Youth, Research, Resources, Social Work, Trauma

Foster Care Placement Settings and Permanency Planning: Patterns by Child Generation and Ethnicity

Tracy Vericker, Daniel Kuehn, Randolph Capps, Urban Institute (May 7, 2007)

A brief from a series of studies which provide estimates of first- and second-generation immigrant children in out-of-home care and the experiences of those children in the Texas child welfare system.

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Child Sexual Abuse: Removals by Child Generation and Ethnicity

By | Child Abuse/Neglect Prevention, Child Maltreatment, Child Welfare System Research, Child Well-Being, Family Violence, Foster Care, Immigrant Youth, Research, Resources, Safety, State Policies, Trauma

Child Sexual Abuse: Removals by Child Generation and Ethnicity

Daniel Kuehn, Tracy Vericker, Randolph Capps, Urban Institute (May 7, 2007)

These briefs are from a series of studies which provide estimates of first- and second-generation immigrant children in out-of-home care and the experiences of those children in the Texas child welfare system.

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Title IV-E Funding : Funded Foster Care Placements by Child Generation and Ethnicity

By | Child Abuse/Neglect Prevention, Child Welfare System Research, Child Well-Being, Family Violence, Foster Care, Immigrant Youth, Research, Resources, Safety, Social Work, State Policies

Title IV-E Funding: Funded Foster Care Placements by Child Generation and Ethnicity

Tracy Vericker, Daniel Kuehn, and Randolph Capps, Urban Institute (May 2007)

This brief is from a series of studies which provide estimates of first- and second-generation immigrant children in out-of-home care and the experiences of those children in the Texas child welfare system. This brief discusses findings related to the share of children eligible for Title IV-E by generation and ethnicity.

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Raising Children in a New Country – An Illustrated Handbook

By | Child Abuse/Neglect Prevention, Child Well-Being, Culture: Issues and Competencies, Early Childhood, Parenting, Practice, Resources, Safety, Youth & Families

Raising Children in a New Country – An Illustrated Handbook

Bridging Refugee Youth & Children’s Services (2007)

This booklet, available in multiple languages and geared toward parents with low levels of English proficiency and/or low literacy levels, provides immigrant parents with basic information about U.S. laws and parenting practices.

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