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January 2017

Moral Injury and Child Welfare

By | 2017-01-04T15:40:35+00:00 January 4th, 2017|Categories: Child Welfare Policy|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Guest blog post written by Erin Sugrue, MPP, MSW, LICSW, and Wendy Haight, PhD, School of Social Work, University of Minnesota, in partnership with the Center for Advanced Studies in Child Welfare. The Case of Brandon 12-year-old Brandon was receiving counseling for Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) following his placement in foster care. Brandon’s parents [...]

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January 2016

Society for Social Work and Research 20th Annual Conference Anniversary

By | 2016-12-01T19:33:43+00:00 January 13th, 2016|Tags: , |

Grand Challenges for Social Work: Setting a Research Agenda for the Future The SSWR Annual Conference offers a scientific program that reflects a broad range of research interests, from workshops on the latest quantitative and qualitative research methodologies to symposia featuring studies in child welfare, aging, mental health, welfare reform, substance abuse, and HIV/AIDS. Over [...]

August 2015

Minn-LInK Doctoral Fellowship Program: Welcome our first cohort!

By | 2015-08-27T16:03:07+00:00 August 27th, 2015|Categories: Featured@CASCW|Tags: , , |

In September 2013, CASCW received a grant from the National Science Foundation to increase the capacity of the Minn-LInK project to conduct data-intensive, interdisciplinary research to understand child well-being. The grant helped expand the infrastructure of the project, organize a community of researchers, and created a pilot Doctoral Fellowship program. This month, Minn-LInK welcomed the [...]

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June 2015

Racial Disproportionality in Out-of-School Suspensions: Findings and Implications From Four Studies (Race & School Suspensions Series)

By | 2016-12-01T19:32:54+00:00 June 4th, 2015|Categories: Featured@CASCW|Tags: , , , , |

Race & School Suspensions SeriesWritten by Wendy Haight, PhD, Gamble-Skogmo Chair In this blog post, I will first summarize the findings of several studies my colleagues (Professor Priscilla Gibson and Dr. Misa Kayama) and I have conducted on racial disproportionality in out-of-school suspensions in the Twin Cities metro area, and then consider some implications for [...]

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May 2015

Lessons Learned From the Implementation of the Crossover Youth Practice Model (Crossover Youth Series)

By | 2016-12-01T19:32:55+00:00 May 7th, 2015|Categories: Featured@CASCW|Tags: , , , |

Crossover Youth Series Written by Wendy Haight, PhD, Gamble-Skogmo Chair In this third blog post, we will focus on lessons learned by professionals implementing the Crossover Youth Practice Model (CYPM) in five Minnesota counties. We interviewed 84 professionals involved in the implementation of the CYPM. They were judges, attorneys, and child welfare and juvenile justice [...]

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April 2015

The role of gender, race and age in permanency

By | 2016-12-01T19:32:55+00:00 April 24th, 2015|Categories: Stability, Permanency, and Adoption|Tags: , |

Today's guest blogger is Morgan Larson. Kemp, S. P. & Bodonyi, J. M. (2002).Beyond Termination: Length of Stay and Predictors of Permanency for Legally Free Children. Child Welfare, 81(1), 58-86. Description of the article: Kemp and Bodonyi (2002) studied the length of stay and predictors of permanency within a study of 1366 legally free children [...]

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Perspectives of Minnesota Caregivers of Black Children Suspended From School (Race & School Suspensions Series)

By | 2016-12-01T19:32:55+00:00 April 3rd, 2015|Categories: Featured@CASCW|Tags: , , , , |

Race & School Suspensions SeriesWritten by Wendy Haight, PhD, Gamble-Skogmo Chair Suspensions and Black Children The goal of this blog series is to provide information and encourage discussion of solutions for racial disproportionalities in out-of-school suspensions focusing on Black children and families. Effective responses to this complex issue emerge from an understanding of the underlying [...]

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March 2015

A comparison of child welfare workers’ recommendations for or against adoption – Differences and similarities from the U.S., England and Norway

By | 2016-12-01T19:32:57+00:00 March 17th, 2015|Categories: Stability, Permanency, and Adoption|Tags: , |

By guest blogger Nicole DuRoche. “Adoption in the child welfare system — A cross-country analysis of child welfare workers' recommendations for or against adoption” was written by Marit Skivenes and Øyvind Samnøy Tefre of Bergen University College of Norway’s Faculty of Health and Social Sciences, and was published in Children and Youth Services Review on [...]

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