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Social Work Policy Institute Releases Report on Health Care for Children at Risk

Children at Risk: Optimizing Health in an Era of Reform, a new report and action brief from the November 2011 think tank symposium are now available from the Social Work Policy Institute of the National Association of Social Workers Foundation. To set an agenda to improve children’s health outcomes, the Social Work Policy Institute (SWPI) […]

Supervision: The Safety Net for Front-Line Child Welfare Practice

The quality of the direct services provided to children and families, the positive outcomes of service delivery, the successful recruitment and retention of workers, and the ability of child welfare organizations to function in times of change and stress depend on the recognition, development and affirmation of supervisors as crucial organizational and community leaders (National […]

Children and Schools Journal Explores Policy and Practice Disconnect

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE November 10, 2010 Contact: Kyle Northam 202.336.8212 Children and Schools Journal Explores Policy and Practice Disconnect Greater Collaboration Between Researchers and Practitioners Could Improve Outcomes WASHINGTON, DC—The NASW Press has released a special issue of its scholarly journal Children and Schools, which explores how well school social work practice aligns with […]

November 10th, 2010 at 4:50 pm

Children With Incarcerated Parents

Overviews Incarceration and Child Welfare Incarcerated Fathers Incarcerated Mothers Kinship Care and Caretaking References Parents in Prison and Their Minor Children (pdf format) As their numbers grow exponentially, U.S. children with incarcerated parents—and their unique needs—have been gaining increasing attention. According to the Department of Justice (DOJ), 2.1 percent of children under age 18 have […]

June 21st, 2008 at 10:37 pm

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