Friday, June 15, 2012

State Resources -- New Child Welfare Information Gateway Library Additions

Child Welfare Information Gateway
June 15, 2012

Dear State Resources Subscriber,

Below is a list of new publications that were added to Child Welfare Information Gateway Library in May
Title: Ensuring Appropriate Psychotropic Medication Usage for Children in Foster Care. Policy Brief.
Author(s): Harris, Ashley.
Published: 2012
Available from: Texans Care for Children

Abstract: This brief explores the overuse of psychotropic medications in the foster care system and discusses efforts to address psychotropic mediation usage in Texas. Recommendations are ...

Title: Adverse Childhood Experiences in Wisconsin: Findings from the 2010 Behavioral Risk Factor Survey.
Published: 2012
Available from: Wisconsin Children's Trust Fund
Abstract: As part of the 2010 Wisconsin Behavioral Risk Factor Survey (BRFS), more than 4,000 randomly selected Wisconsin adults were asked about adverse childhood experiences (ACEs), ...

Title: Performance Audit of Youth Transitioning from Foster Care to Self-Sufficiency.
Published: 2012
Available from: Michigan. Office of the Auditor General
Abstract: This report presents the findings of an audit that assessed the effectiveness of the Michigan Department of Human Services's (DHS's) efforts to evaluate services provided ...

Title: Introductory Guide to the New York City Family Court.
Published: 2012

Abstract: The Family Court of the State of New York was created as a specialized court to handle cases involving children and families. Presented in a ...

Title: MiTEAM: Michigan's Child Welfare Practice Model.
Published: 2012
Available from: Michigan Dept. of Child Welfare

Abstract: This paper explains MiTeam, Michigan's child welfare practice model that is designed to improve family engagement practices and establish a unified approach that helps to ...

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