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Youth Justice in the COVID-19 Era

Josh Rovner of The Sentencing Project will moderate a panel discussion about the safety of youth who are incarcerated as COVID-19 takes its toll within institutional settings. The Sentencing Project has been tracking these issues and reports that more than 2,000 incarcerated youth have tested positive for COVID-19. Joining Rovner for the discussion are Kristian…

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Preventing Recurrence of Child Maltreatment

Phil Decter, Director of Child Welfare with the National Council on Crime and Delinquency, will be the featured speaker for an upcoming webinar presented by the Philadelphia Children’s Alliance. Uma S. Ahluwalia, a nationally respected healthcare and human services professional, and Paul DiLorenzo, Interim Executive Director of the Philadelphia Children’s Alliance, will join Decter in…

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Webinar: Parents Anonymous® Study Shows Reductions in Abuse

A recent study by NCCD found some encouraging reductions in child abuse and maltreatment outcomes for Parents Anonymous® participants in two southern California counties. Most notably, the program was associated with a large reduction in substantiated abuse/maltreatment. NCCD will host a webinar presentation of the study and results. Presenters include Elizabeth Harris, PhD, a senior…

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CWLA Virtual Summit: Advancing Racial Justice, Equity, and Inclusion for Children and Families

Through online plenary and panel sessions, the Child Welfare League of America (CWLA) will focus on ways to work toward achieving racial justice, equity, and inclusion within the child welfare system during this three-day summit. Information on the summit schedule, speakers, and registration are available here.

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Webinar: Structured Decision Making® and Domestic Violence – Managing Danger

Join Heather Meitner of NCCD as she co-leads a webinar on managing domestic violence-related safety and risk using the shared lens of the Safe & Together model and the Structured Decision Making® (SDM) system and safety-organized practice model used in many child welfare and partnering agencies around the world. The webinar will help participants better…

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Webinar: Remote Engagement and Assessment in Child Welfare Domestic Violence Cases

What is best practice in domestic violence cases when in-person contact between practitioners and families is limited? How do professionals address an epidemic of violence—already hidden from public view—when victims are in isolation due to a public health crisis? Child welfare workers are struggling with assessing safety and engaging family members in situations where domestic…

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Webinar: Remote Engagement and Assessment in Child Welfare Domestic Violence Cases

What is best practice in domestic violence cases when in-person contact between practitioners and families is limited? How do professionals address an epidemic of violence—already hidden from public view—when victims are in isolation due to a public health crisis? Child welfare workers are struggling with assessing safety and engaging family members in situations where domestic…

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