Child Protection: Other Links and Resources
- Alberta Response Model: Transforming Outcomes for Children, Youth and Families
This paper provides a brief overview of one of the major vehicles for this transformational change- the Alberta Response Model. It presents how the Alberta Response Model incorporates best practices in community engagement and diffusion in its change management plan. Most important, it illustrates how a regional child welfare service delivery system is managing this transformational change at the community level.
- American Prosecutors Research Institute (APRI), National Center for Prosecution of Child Abuse
APRI's National Center for Prosecution of Child Abuse, in partnership with CornerHouse, presents Finding Words - Half a Nation by 2010. Finding Words is a five-day forensic interviewing course for prosecutors, law enforcement officers, child protection caseworkers, and forensic interviewers. This program will bring Finding Words to your state in a train-the-train model. To date, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Maryland, Mississippi, Missouri, New Jersey, Ohio, South Carolina, and West Virginia have completed the process and have fully functional programs in their individual states. In 2006, Arkansas, Delaware, and Virginia will complete the program. If your agency is interested in bringing Finding Words to your state in the future, you are invited to submit an application.
- Child Welfare Information Gateway
Formerly the National Clearinghouse on Child Abuse and Neglect Information and the National Adoption Information Clearinghouse, this service of the U.S. Children's Bureau provides access to information and resources to help protect children and strengthen families.
- Free to Grow
Free To Grow is a national demonstration program testing an innovative approach to two closely related public health problems--substance abuse and child abuse. Free To Grow identifies the best ideas and practices in the field of prevention in general and substance abuse and child abuse prevention in particular and applies them to the crucial early years.
- Gateway to Post Traumatic Stress Disorder Information
A gateway to four nonprofit sites that offer information on post-traumatic stress disorder and resources, such as with articles, references, web links, minicourses, 800 telephone access, and e-mail pen-pal resources.
- Gift from Within
A nonprofit organization dedicated to those who suffer post-traumatic stress disorder, those at risk for PTSD, and those who care for traumatized individuals. The organization develops and disseminates educational material, including videotapes, articles, books, and other resources, and maintains a roster of survivors who are willing to participate in an international network of peer support.
- Learning with Families: A Synopsis of FGDM Research and Evaluation
In response to a need for empirical knowledge and research this volume was produced to present overarching philosophical and methodological considerations in FGDM research and evaluation and also to summarize a wide range of FGDM studies in action or already completed.
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