Featured@CASCW

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Featured@CASCW features blog posts from CASCW staff on news and and other updates, as well as guest bloggers on research updates and perspectives from the field.

Interested in submitting a guest blog post to Featured@CASCW? Email the blog editor, Korina Barry, at barry081@umn.edu for our guest blogger policy and guidelines.

September 2017

IPV Blog Series: Working with Intimate Partner Violence: Moving Forward (Part 3)

By | 2017-09-01T09:38:00+00:00 September 1st, 2017|Categories: Featured@CASCW|Tags: , , |

Guest Bloggers: Lynette Renner, PhD, Lindsay Anderson, MSW This information series includes three blog posts and two practice notes. The goal of this series is to provide information and encourage discussion around children’s exposure to intimate partner violence (IPV), specifically within the child welfare system. The purpose of this final blog post is to provide [...]

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August 2017

IPV Blog Series: Discussing Intimate Partner Violence with Children and Families (Part 2)

By | 2017-08-31T15:42:53+00:00 August 31st, 2017|Categories: Featured@CASCW|Tags: , , |

Guest Bloggers: Lynette Renner, PhD, Lindsay Anderson, MSW This is part two of the three-part blog series on Intimate Partner Violence (IPV) exposure in child welfare. In the first issue of Practice Notes, Intimate Partner Violence in Child Welfare we defined exposure to IPV to range from directly observing the violence, to hearing and/or being [...]

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IPV Blog Series: Prevalence and Effects of Children’s Exposure to Intimate Partner Violence (Part 1)

By | 2017-08-30T16:02:15+00:00 August 30th, 2017|Categories: Featured@CASCW|Tags: , , |

Guest Bloggers: Lynette Renner, PhD, Lindsay Anderson, MSW This information series includes three blog posts and two issues of Practice Notes. The goal of this series is to provide information and to encourage discussion around children’s exposure to Intimate Partner Violence (IPV), specifically within the child welfare system. In this first blog post we will [...]

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July 2017

Complex Trauma, Self-Regulation, and Mindfulness-Based Practices in Child Welfare

By | 2017-07-27T10:23:37+00:00 July 25th, 2017|Categories: Featured@CASCW|Tags: , , , |

Guest blog post written by Jane F. Gilgun, PhD. LICSW, Tina Barr, MSW, PhD Cand., University of Minnesota, Twin Cities, USA Each morning, children at Robert W. Coleman Elementary School in West Baltimore start their school day with 15 minutes of yoga and meditation. When students are disruptive, they don’t go to the principal’s office, [...]

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January 2017

Cross-systems Collaboration for Crossover Youth: Resources for Professionals

By | 2017-01-20T11:28:51+00:00 January 19th, 2017|Categories: Featured@CASCW|Tags: , , |

Guest blog post written by Wendy Haight, PhD, and Minhae Cho, MSW, Doctoral student, in partnership with the Center for Advanced Studies in Child Welfare. “Crossover youth” refers to youth who have experienced some form of maltreatment and also engaged in delinquency (Stewart, Lutz, & Herz, 2010). Research increasingly points to the importance of designing [...]

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September 2016

Transformative Healing

By | 2016-12-01T19:32:50+00:00 September 15th, 2016|Categories: Featured@CASCW|Tags: , , , , , , |

Guest Blog Post for University of Minnesota Center for Advanced Studies in Child Welfare Written by: Amelia Franck Meyer, MS, MSW, APSW, LISW; CEO of Alia In child welfare, we come face-to-face with the need for healing on a daily basis. So much trust has been broken; so much pain has been felt. There are [...]

June 2016

Fostering Self-Compassion in Children: Resources for Child Welfare Professionals

By | 2016-12-01T19:32:50+00:00 June 23rd, 2016|Categories: Featured@CASCW|Tags: , , , , , |

Guestbloggers: Jane F. Gilgun, PhD & Samantha Hirschey, MSW, School of Social Work, University of Minnesota Maria is a fifth-grade girl that has been placed into foster care. Maria was walking to class through a crowded hallway.  The school principal was standing at the office door greeting the children. Maria tripped and dropped her books [...]

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April 2016

CASCW’s Spring 2016 CW360º, Child Welfare Reform, is now available online!

By | 2016-12-01T19:32:51+00:00 April 12th, 2016|Categories: Featured@CASCW|Tags: , , |

We are happy to announce that our 12th issue of CW360º, Child Welfare Reform, is now available online. The task of making revolutionary, or even incremental, change to a system as complicated as our child welfare system can be daunting. Many ideas have been presented and attempted over the past several decades, with mixed results. [...]

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