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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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GUIDANCE FOR MENTAL HEALTH PROFESSIONALS SERVING UNACCOMPANIED CHILDREN RELEASED FROM GOVERNMENT CUSTODY

This Guide is intended to support mental health providers in effectively serving unaccompanied children released from federal immigration custody. Developed

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A New Way Forward: - What Congress Must Do to Protect the Dignity, Health, and Safety of Children in Immigration Custody

“Modernizing the immigration system’s care and treatment of children, to reflect child welfare principles, is long overdue,” said Congresswoman Karen

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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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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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