Additional Child Welfare Resources
The Center no longer maintains a collection of child welfare related print materials. The following websites and resources are frequently updated and are recommended for students, faculty and staff interested in child welfare research, policy and practice. If you know of a website not listed below that you would like added, please contact Jackie Heytens at 218-726-7854.
American Humane Association. (2012). Strategies towards successful reunification. Child Welfare Briefing, 3(1).
D’Agostino, J. (2011). Equalizing the treatment of foreign-born adopted children. Adoption Advocate, 33, 1-6.
Klitsch, S. (2010). Beyond the basics: How extracurricular activities can benefit foster youth. Youth Law News, 29(4).
Meyers, J.E.B. (Ed.). (2011). Child maltreatment: A collection of readings. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publications.
Noonan, K., Matron, M., Zlotnik, S., Hernandez-Mekonnen,R., Watts, C., Rubin,D. & Molleen, C. (2012). Cross-system barriers to educational success for children in foster care: The front line perspective. Children and Youth Services Review, 34 (2), p.403-408.
Pecora, P.J., Sanders, D., Wilson, D., English, D., Puckett, A. & Rudlang-Perman, K. (2012). Addressing common forms of child maltreatment: Evidence-informed interventions and gaps in current knowledge. Casey Family Programs, research brief.
Pelton, L.H. (2010). Introduction: Race, class, and the child welfare system. Journal of Health and Human Services Administration, 33(3), 270-276.
Morris, K. & Connolly,M. (2012). Family decision making in child welfare: Challenges in developing a knowledge base for practice. Child Abuse Review, 21 (1), p.41-52.
National Quality Improvement Center on Differential Response in Child Protective Services (2011). Summary of The Tribal Symposium on Differential Response
Bridging Refugee Youth & Children Services. (2010).Child Maltreatment Prevention Training Curriculum. Retrieved from http://www.brycs.org/ducstrainingmaterials.cfm
Committee for Children provides award-winning classroom curriculla for the prevention of child abuse and youth violence; we also offer training and parent education, and conduct original research.
Indian Child Welfare Act : This presentation was developed by Evie Campbell
Native Child gives information about Head Start programs and curriculums available based in Native Culture.
Amendments to the Indian Child Welfare Act regarding Indian Family Doctrine gives the latest infromation on the laws regarding Indian Child Welfare in MN.
The National Congress of American Indians works to inform the public and Congress on the governmental rights of American Indians and Alaska Natives.
Steele,W. & Malchiodi, C.A. (2012) Trauma-informed practices with children and adolescents. New York, NY:Routledge, Inc.
U.S. Department of Justice, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. (2011) Evidence-based practices for children exposed to violence: A selection from federal databases.
Weisa, A.N. & Wiersma, R. (2011). Does the public hold abused women responsible for protecting children? Affilia, 26(4), 419-430.
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