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Parenting

Parent Know Your Rights Resources

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Parent Know Your Rights Resources

ABA Center on Children and the Law, American Bar Association (May 10, 2018)

The resource identifies rights and sometimes responsibilities remaining with the parents while their child is out of their home but before termination of parental rights. Sometimes these rights are called “residual rights.” Different from due process rights, residual rights typically include topics such as education or medical decision making and religious affiliation determinations. They may also include permissions for haircuts and tattoos. Written to be parent friendly, the ABA worked with Annie E. Casey to develop resources for each state.

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Immigrants in the Child Welfare System

By | Child Abuse/Neglect Prevention, Child Well-Being, Culture: Issues and Competencies, Deportation, Detention, Family Separation, Highlighted Resources, Immigrant Youth, Immigration Enforcement, Legal Professionals, Legal/Law, Parenting, Practice, Practice Highlight, Resources, Social Work, Social Workers

Immigrants in the Child Welfare System

ABA Center on Children and the Law, American Bar Association (May 2018)

This resource provides guidance on how to navigate a number of scenarios in which children and their families may benefit from support services but face intersecting immigration and child welfare legal challenges. The analysis informs not only child welfare professionals including case workers, attorneys, and judges, but also immigration law professionals whose clients may interact with the state child welfare system. Understanding the complexities that arise when families interact with both systems is a critical step in better advocacy for and support of immigrant children and families.

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Immigration, Acculturation and Parenting

By | Child Well-Being, Culture: Issues and Competencies, Highlighted Resources, Immigrant Families Research, Parenting, Research, Research Highlight, Resources

Immigration, Acculturation and Parenting

Marc H. Bornstein, PhD and Yvonne Bohr, PhD, Encyclopedia on Early Childhood Development (April 2011)

Parenting occupies a central node in the nexus between culture and adaptive human development. While parents in all societies are expected to nurture and protect young children, culture influences a wide array of family functions including roles, decision-making patterns, and cognitions and practices related to childrearing and child development. Parenting may be subjected to complex transformations when families emigrate from one society to settle in another.

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Research Brief: Immigrants at a Loss

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Immigrants at a Loss: The Need for Services that Promote Child Well-being Among Latino Families with Child Welfare Contact

Megan Finno-Velasquez, PhD and Sophia Sepp, Center on Immigration and Child Welfare (May 15, 2018)

This research brief highlights the central findings of a three-study dissertation that explored the needs of high-risk Latino families with child welfare contact and the barriers that exist in receiving services to meet those needs through a quantitative examination of the National Survey of Child and Adolescent Well-being (NSCAWII).

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Our Children’s Fear: Immigration Policy’s Effects on Young Children

By | Child Well-Being, Early Childhood, Highlighted Resources, Immigrant Youth, Legal/Law, Parenting, Practice, Practice Highlight, Social Work, Social Workers

Our Children’s Fear: Immigration Policy’s Effects on Young Children

Wendy Cervantes, Hannah Matthews and Rebecca Ullrich, CLASP (3/14/2018)

This webinar presents findings from two CLASP reports: “Our Children’s Fear: Immigration Policy’s Effects on Young Children” and “Immigration Policy’s Harmful Impacts on Early Care and Education”. It also explains how immigration policy is affecting young children and their parents as well as early childhood educators. Recommendations for stakeholders at all levels to safeguard the wellbeing of children in immigrant families are also provided.

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Impacts of Immigration Actions and News and the Psychological Distress of U.S. Latino Parents Raising Adolescents

By | Child Well-Being, Immigrant Families Research, Immigration Enforcement, Parenting, Research Highlight

Impacts of Immigration Actions and News and the Psychological Distress of U.S. Latino Parents Raising Adolescents

Kathleen M. Roche, M.S.W., Ph.D., Elizabeth Vaquera, Ph.D., Rebecca M. B. White, Ph.D., M.P.H., and Maria Ivonne Rivera, M.P.H., Journal of Adolescent Health (Jan 29, 2018)

This study describes how recent immigrant policy changes and news are impacting the lives of Latina/o immigrant parents raising adolescent children.

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The Influence of Immigrant Parent Legal Status on U.S.-Born Children’s Academic Abilities: The Moderating Effects of Social Service Use

By | Child Well-Being, Immigrant Families Research, Immigrant Youth, Parenting, Research, Research Highlight

The Influence of Immigrant Parent Legal Status on U.S.-Born Children’s Academic Abilities: The Moderating Effects of Social Service Use

Kalina M. Brabeck, Erin Sibley, Patricia Taubin & Angela Murcia, Applied Developmental Science (Dec 21, 2015)

This study investigates the relationship between immigrant parent legal status and academic performance among U.S.-born children, ages 7–10.

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Raising Teens in a New Country: A Guide for the Whole Family

By | Child Abuse/Neglect Prevention, Child Well-Being, Culture: Issues and Competencies, Immigrant Youth, Parenting, Practice Highlight, Social Work, Youth & Families

Raising Teens in a New Country: A Guide for the Whole Family

Bridging Refugee Youth & Children’s Services (January 2018)

This resource was created for parents and teens who are new to the U.S., and for the service providers who work with them, with topics ranging from cultural identity to school and community engagement to higher education, and more. Available in English, Arabic, and Spanish.

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Stress Related to Immigration Status in Students: A Brief Guide for Schools

By | Child Well-Being, Deportation, Detention, Family Separation, ICE, Immigrant Youth, Parenting, Practice Highlight, Social Work, Social Workers, Trauma | No Comments

Stress Related to Immigration Status in Students: A Brief Guide for Schools

Lisa M. Edwards & Jacki Black, Marquette University (2017)

This guide is designed to provide an overview of detention, deportation, and other immigration status-related stress and their impact on children and families, as well as suggestions for how school personnel can support families in this situation.

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Trauma Responsive Child Welfare Systems

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Trauma Responsive Child Welfare Systems

Virginia C. Strand and Ginny Sprang, Springer International Publishing, Oct 25, 2017

This comprehensive reference offers a robust framework for introducing and sustaining trauma-responsive services and culture in child welfare systems.

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