Texas Youth Permanency Study

What do youth need to successfully transition from foster care? The ongoing Texas Youth Permanency Study explores this question with youth

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Evidence-based and Promising Interventions for Preventing Child Fatalities and Severe Child Injuries Related to Child Maltreatment

How Can Youth Voice Create Trauma-Informed Discharge Practices? This tip sheet was developed to help and encourage providers to embrace the value of youth

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Evidence-based and Promising Interventions for Preventing Child Fatalities and Severe Child Injuries Related to Child Maltreatment

Executive Summary Though well-intentioned, current child welfare services may be failing to protect children from severe maltreatment due to constraintsin

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Achieving Permanency for Children in Care: Barriers and Future Directions

Executive Summary While permanency is a federally legislated goal for children in out-of-home care, many children do not achieve a permanent placement in

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Breaking the Cycle of Child Abuse: Mapping to Allocate Nonprofit Resources in Central Texas

Executive Summary Upbring is on a mission to break the cycle of child abuse by empowering children, families and communities.The organization wants to

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The Need for Primary Care Medical Homes for Children in Foster Care

Executive Summary Child maltreatment is a significant public health problem in the United States with millions of children investigated for

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Intergenerational Transmission of Child Neglect

Executive Summary Neglect is by far the most common type of child maltreatment in the United States; in recent years, almost four-fifths of child victims

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Promising Practices to Address the Developmental Needs of Young Maltreated Children in Contact with the U.S. Child Welfare System

Executive Summary Children between the ages of 0 to 3 years who come to the attention of U.S. child protection service agencies are at increased risk for

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Structuring Policies and Practices to Support Educational Resilience of Foster Youth

Executive Summary Foster youth have poor educational outcomes compared to youth not in foster care due to frequent moves while in care and lack of

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A Developmental Theory Perspective on the Child Welfare System

Executive Summary The work of developmental theorists explains that human behavior evolves within an environmental context. Current policy in the area of

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