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In This Issue: Oregon fails to ensure that all children can attend a full day of school, Healthy sexual development to Improve outcomes for youth in foster care, and leading educators criticize DeVos.

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Supporting the Mental Health of Youth in Juvenile Court (California) - Resource Guide and Bench Cards

Up to 80 percent of youth in foster care have significant mental health issues as compared to approximately 22 percent

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Webinar: A Trauma-Informed Approach for Newcomer Immigrant Youth

This webinar presents a trauma-informed approach to judicial decision-making so that all professionals involved in the system may better understand

Child Welfare & Unaccompanied Children in Federal Immigration Custody - A Data and Research Based Guide for Federal Policy Makers

This congressional report summarizes new data analysis, child welfare research, and two decades of lessons learned from implementing the Flores 

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Benchcard for Juvenile Court Judges - A TRAUMA-INFORMED APPROACH TO JUDICIAL DECISION-MAKING FOR NEWCOMER IMMIGRANT YOUTH IN JUVENILE JUSTICE PROCEEDINGS

This benchcard for juvenile court judges presents a trauma-informed approach to judicial decision-making for newcomer immigrant youth in juvenile justice

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Senate Bill 439 (2018) Implementation Guide - An implementation guide co-authored by the National Center for Youth Law

In 2018, Governor Brown signed Senate Bill 439 (Senator Holly J. Mitchell) into law. SB 439 established a minimum age

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Strengthening Child Welfare Practice for Immigrant Children & Families: A Toolkit for Child Welfare Professionals in California

Immigrant children and families in the child welfare system face unique barriers to permanency and well-being. In some cases, their

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The Flores Settlement Agreement & Unaccompanied Children in Federal Custody

This briefing document is focused on issues relating to unaccompanied children in federal immigration custody. The Flores Settlement Agreement also

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Primer for Juvenile Court Judges - A Trauma-Informed Approach to Judicial Decision-Making for Newcomer Immigrant Youth in Juvenile Justice Proceedings

This primer for juvenile court judges presents a trauma-informed approach to judicial decision-making for newcomer immigrant youth in juvenile justice

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