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Child Maltreatment

Understanding and Improving the Quality of Service Delivery for Immigrant Families Involved with the Child Welfare System

By | Child Abuse/Neglect Prevention, Child Maltreatment, CICW Presentations, Culture: Issues and Competencies, Foster Care, Immigrant Youth, Kinship Care, Legal/Law, Social Work, Special Immigrant Juvenile Status (SIJS)

Understanding and Improving the Quality of Service Delivery for Immigrant Families Involved with the Child Welfare System

2014 ALLIANCE WEBINAR SERIES #3

Presented by Alan Dettlaff, Jane Addams College of Social Work; Wendy Cervantes, First Focus; & Lyn Morland, Senior Consultant, CICW (July 2014)
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Migrant Youth, Transnational Families, and the State Care and Contested Interests

By | Child Maltreatment, Child Well-Being, Detention, Immigrant Youth, Legal/Law, Research Highlight, Social Work, Toolkits, Handbooks, Guides & Books, Training & Tools, Unaccompanied Minors

Migrant Youth, Transnational Families, and the State Care and Contested Interests

University of Pennsylvania Press (2014)

Through interviews with children and their families, attorneys, social workers, policy-makers, law enforcement, and diplomats, anthropologist Lauren Heidbrink foregrounds the voices of migrant children and youth who must navigate the legal and emotional terrain of U.S. immigration policy.

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Children’s Legal Rights Journal: Special Issue on Immigrant Children and Families

By | Child Maltreatment, Child Well-Being, Deportation, Detention, Family Separation, Federal Policy, Immigrant Youth, Immigration Enforcement, Immigration Relief, Law & Policy, Legal/Law, Resources, Special Immigrant Juvenile Status (SIJS), State Policies, State Policy, Unaccompanied Minors

Children’s Legal Rights Journal: Special Issue on Immigrant Children and Families

Civitas Child Law Center, Loyola University Chicago & the ABA Center on Children and the Law (Spring 2013)

This special issue includes articles that address the intersection between the legal and child welfare systems.

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Implications of Important State Child Welfare/Immigration-Related Appellate Court Opinions

By | Child Maltreatment, Child Well-Being, Foster Care, Immigrant Youth, Immigration Enforcement, Immigration Relief, Law & Policy, State Policies, State Policy

Implications of Important State Child Welfare/Immigration-Related Appellate Court Opinions

Migration and Child Welfare National Network (April 2013)

This brief, written by Howard Davidson, Director of the ABA Center on Children and the Law, American Bar Association, reviews a number of state appellate court decisions that have involved immigration issues in child welfare cases. For each case, a summary of the appellate court opinion is presented, along with implications for child welfare and legal systems.

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Latino Children of Immigrants in the Child Welfare System

By | Child Abuse/Neglect Prevention, Child Maltreatment, Child Well-Being, Family Violence, Immigrant Youth, Research Briefs, Social Work, Trauma

Latino Children of Immigrants in the Child Welfare System

Findings From the National Survey of Child and Adolescent Well-Being (Part II)

Alan J. Dettlaff, PhD, and Ilze Earner, PhD

Findings from the National Survey of Child and Adolescent Well-being (NSCAW) on the characteristics, risk factors, and types of maltreatment in cases involving children of immigrants in the child welfare system. The findings reported in these briefs represent the first national data available on the presence of children of immigrants in the child welfare system. In addition, these findings identify significant differences in the presence of risk factors and types of maltreatment between children of immigrants and children of U.S.-born parents.

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Children of Immigrants in the Child Welfare System

By | Child Abuse/Neglect Prevention, Child Maltreatment, Child Well-Being, Family Violence, Immigrant Youth, Research Briefs, Social Work, Trauma

Children of Immigrants in the Child Welfare System

Findings From the National Survey of Child and Adolescent Well-Being (Part I)

Alan J. Dettlaff, PhD, and Ilze Earner, PhD

Findings from the National Survey of Child and Adolescent Well-being (NSCAW) on the characteristics, risk factors, and types of maltreatment in cases involving children of immigrants in the child welfare system. The findings reported in these briefs represent the first national data available on the presence of children of immigrants in the child welfare system. In addition, these findings identify significant differences in the presence of risk factors and types of maltreatment between children of immigrants and children of U.S.-born parents.

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Shattered Families: The Perilous Intersection of Immigration Enforcement and the Child Welfare System

By | Child Maltreatment, Child Welfare System Research, Child Well-Being, Deportation, Detention, Family Separation, Family Violence, Foster Care, ICE, Immigrant Families Research, Immigration Enforcement, Research, Resources, Spanish Resources

Shattered Families: The Perilous Intersection of Immigration Enforcement and the Child Welfare System

Race Forward: The Center for Racial Justice Innovation (formerly the Applied Research Center) (November 2011)

This extensive report is the first national investigation on threats to families when immigration enforcement and the child welfare system intersect. It explores the extent to which children in foster care are prevented from uniting with their detained or deported parents and the failures of the child welfare system to adequately work to reunify these families.

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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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