Child Protection / Welfare
(Related pages include: Child Support / Custody / Visitation, Child Sexual Abuse / Assault / Violence, Children & Youth, Girls, and Teen Dating Violence.)
Association of Sites Advocating Child Protection – a non-profit organization dedicated to eliminating child pornography from the Internet. ASACP battles child pornography through its CP reporting hotline, and by organizing the efforts of the online adult industry to combat the heinous crime of child sexual abuse, Los Angeles, CA.
California Evidence-Based Clearinghouse for Child Welfare – 1) serves as an online connection for child welfare professionals, staff of public and private organizations, academic institutions, and others who are committed to serving children and families; 2) provides up-to-date information on evidence-based child welfare practices; and 3) facilitates the utilization of evidence-based practices as a method of achieving improved outcomes of safety, permanency and well-being for children and families involved in the California public child welfare system, San Diego, CA.
Child Welfare Statistics & Research, Children's Bureau of the Administration for Children & Families, Washington, DC.
Children Exposed to Domestic Violence, Child Welfare League of America – is the nation’s oldest and largest membership-based child welfare organization. We are committed to engaging people everywhere in promoting the well-being of children, youth, and their families, and protecting every child from harm, Washington, DC.
The Greenbook Initiative – ideas for cooperation of child welfare agencies, courts and domestic violence service providers.
National Center on Substance Abuse and Child Welfare – is an initiative of the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services. The mission is to improve systems and practice for families with substance use disorders who are involved in the child welfare and family judicial systems by assisting local, State and tribal agencies. NCSACW's goals are to develop and implement a comprehensive program of information gathering and dissemination, to provide technical assistance and to develop knowledge and its application that promotes effective practice, organizational and system changes at the local, state and national levels.
National Child Protection Training Center – the Center strives to significantly reduce and seek an end to child abuse, neglect and other forms of child maltreatment in three generations through education, training, awareness, prevention, advocacy and the pursuit of justice. The Center promotes reformation of current training practices by providing an educational curriculum to current and future front-line child protection professionals around the nation so that they will be prepared to recognize and report the abuse of a child, St. Paul, MN.
National Child Welfare Resource Center for Organizational Improvement, Muskie School of Public Service at the University of Southern Maine – we are one of 10 national resource centers (NRCs) funded by the Children's Bureau, U.S. Department of Health & Human Services to provide free, on-site training and technical assistance to State and Tribal child welfare agencies. The Center supports organizations committed to the welfare of children, youth and families through training, technical assistance, research and evaluation. Our Vision: Your job is to help children and families. Our job is to help you. Our Mission:Focus our work on critical areas that will improve organizations and help them achieve better systemic outcomes for children, youth and families. Our T/TA focus areas: Our work helps child welfare agencies improve their management and operations, expand their organizational capacity and promote service integration, with the ultimate goal of improved outcomes for children and families. The Center helps agencies build capacity in four primary areas, including: strategic planning, quality improvement systems, stakeholder involvement and interagency collaboration and training systems and workforce development, Portland, ME.
National Resource Center for Child Protective Services – is committed to improving outcomes for children and families by helping public child welfare agencies improve child protection practice. Through the lens of Implementation Science we design technical assistance that is tailored and specific to each jurisdiction. NRCCPS is one of 10 national resource centers (NRCs) funded by the Children's Bureau, U.S. Department of Health & Human Services to provide free, on-site training and technical assistant to State and Tribal child welfare agencies, Charlotte, NC.
Regional Implementation Centers, Children's Bureau of the Administration for Children & Families.
Atlantic Coast Child Welfare Implementation Center, Baltimore, MD
Midwest Child Welfare Implementation Center, Lincoln, NE
Mountains and Plains Child Welfare Implementation Center, Arlington, TX
Northeast and Caribbean Implementation Center, Portland, ME
Western and Pacific Child Welfare Implementation Center
Resource Center on Domestic Violence: Child Protection and Custody, National Council of Juvenile and Family Court Judges – the mission is to provide access to the best possible source of information and tangible assistance to those working in the field of domestic violence and child protection and custody. The Resource Center continues to chart a future in which child protection and custody cases involving family violence are handled in a manner which recognizes the complexity of the legal, cultural, and psychological dynamics and provides protection and relief for all victims in the family, Reno, NV. See projects.
Safe and Together – working with child welfare systems around the country to improve their response to domestic violence cases, the Safe and Together model was developed. This blog is dedicated to the ideas underpinning that model: child welfare systems cannot achieve their core mission of safety, permanency and well-being of children without being competent and skillful in their response to domestic violence; that the interests of domestic violence survivors and child welfare are in significant alignment: reducing or eliminating the safety and risk concerns posed by batterers; and that child welfare systems need to develop their capacities and competencies to intervene more effectively with domestic violence perpetrators, Canton, CT.