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Practice Notes  [30]

Persistent link to this collection: http://hdl.handle.net/11299/170398

Practice Notes was developed in collaboration between CASCW affiliates and public child welfare practitioners. They were intended as a reference for practitioners, linking research with best practices. Issues were published between 1997 and 2010.


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Barriers to Traumatic Stress Screening in Child Welfare Settings (PN #28)

Tseng, A; Barry, K; Bray, C; LaLiBerte, T (Center for Advanced Studies on Child Welfare (CASCW), School of Social Work, College of Education and Human Development, University of Minnesota, 2017)
Many children entering the child welfare system have been exposed to traumatizing events or situations that can have profound adverse effects, including unstable behaviors, cognitive difficulties, problematic relationships, ...

Screening for Traumatic Stress in Child Welfare (PN #27)

Tseng, A; Barry, K; Bray, C; LaLiberte, T (Center for Advanced Studies on Child Welfare (CASCW), School of Social Work, College of Education and Human Development, University of Minnesota, 2017)
Nearly 35 million children (0-17 years) in the United States have experienced one or more types of childhood trauma (NSCH, 2012). The child welfare system becomes involved in the care of approximately one million children ...

Supporting Recovery in Parents with Co-Occurring Disorders in Child Welfare (PN #26)

Ward, A; Barry, K; Laliberte, T; Meyer-Kalos, P (Center for Advanced Studies in Child Welfare (CASCW), School of Social Work, College of Education and Human Development, University of Minnesota, 2016)
Roughly 7.9 million adults have co-occurring mental and chemical health disorders in the United States (Center for Behavioral Health Statistics and Quality, 2014). Only 7.4% of these individuals receive treatment for both ...

Resilience in Maltreated Children (PN #25)

Tseng, A; Barry, K; LaLiBerte, T (Center for Advanced Studies in Child Welfare (CASCW), School of Social Work, College of Education and Human Development, University of Minnesota, 2015)
Child maltreatment exemplifies one of the most harmful and stressful challenges to confront children today. Although the experience of abuse or neglect has a severe impact on most children, not all maltreated children are ...

Helping Maltreated Children Understand and Recognize Emotions (PN #24)

Unknown author (Center for Advanced Studies in Child Welfare (CASCW), School of Social Work, College of Education and Human Development, University of Minnesota, 2015)
Over the past two decades, research has shown that maltreatment can disrupt a child’s ability to recognize and understand the emotions of others. These difficulties can lead to problems as children attempt to navigate their ...

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