Document Tag: Report/Paper

Tribal sovereign status: Conceptualizing its integration into the social work curriculum

This banded dissertation contains three related products: a conceptual article, a research article, and the development of an original social work course. Together the products conceptualize, research, and envision how accredited social work programs can integrate tribal sovereign status relevant theories and concepts into curriculum to prepare social workers to collaborate and work with Indigenous …

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Utah’s Family First Plan Approved

The Utah Department of Human Services’ (DHS) Family First Prevention Services Act plan, approved by the Federal Children’s Bureau will allow more children at risk of entering foster care or juvenile justice to remain safely at home. Utah is the first state and second child welfare agency (Washington D.C.) to have an approved prevention plan. …

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A Guide to Responding to Microaggressions

This article discusses how different types of microaggressions affect people’s lives and provides a hands-on guide to strategies, approaches, and interventions to address microaggressions.

Child Welfare and Pandemics Literature Scan

This literature scan identifies and synthesizes existing literature examining the effects of pandemics and the identification of policy solutions to mitigate their effects on a well defined group of Canada’s population—children in the care of Canada’s child welfare system.

Child Welfare Safety Assessment and Planning During COVID-19 and Physical Distancing

This document describes ideas from the NCCD Children’s Research Center (CRC) for how to conduct safety assessment and planning under current conditions. It should not take the place of local guidance or policy for how to respond to this public health crisis. Instead, we hope it sparks ideas and thoughts for you and your own …

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Family First Prevention Services Act: Implications For Addressing Youth Homelessness

The paper, from National Network for Youth and ChildFocus, outlines how the Family First Prevention Services Act can be leveraged as a tool to address homelessness for youth and young adults involved in the foster care system. It describes both the promise and potential unintended consequences of Family First for young people in the child …

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