Tag: State Policy Advocacy and Reform Center

New brief: Families at the Nexus of Housing and Child Welfare

| December 3, 2014
New brief: Families at the Nexus of Housing and Child Welfare

New brief: Families at the Nexus of Housing and Child Welfare Research on the relationship between housing and child welfare has consistentlyfound a higher rate of child welfare system involvement among families that are homeless or otherwise precariously housed than among low income families with stable housing. Studies also show that housing problems are common […]

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New brief: Improving the Well-being of American Indian and Alaska Native Children and Families through State-Level Efforts

| October 27, 2014
New brief: Improving the Well-being of American Indian and Alaska Native Children and Families through State-Level Efforts

The well-being of American Indian and Alaska Native (AI/AN) children and their families is directly connected to the relationship they have with their culture, extended families, and tribal communities. Federal and state child welfare policies and practices have sometimes not well understood or supported these relationships by not recognizing the unique qualities of AI/AN culture […]

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