Children & Youth Services News
News and information on the role that government, small business, the nonprofit sector and philanthropy play in creating healthy and vibrant communities.
A study in developmental psychology published in the Journal of Child and Family Studies documents that being a parent can be learned.
A How-to Parenting program is designed to help parents know...more
CASA (Court Appointed Special Advocates) is currently seeking volunteer advocates or abused and neglected children in the Green Bay area.
CASA volunteer advocates are sometimes referred to as the...more
Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA) of Marion County is dedicated to helping abused and neglected children have a safe, permanent home.
CASA of Marion County calls upon the need for more...more
According to a study in the Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews, high quality water and good hygienic practices can lead to improved growth among young kids.
The authors say that improving...more
According to a study about "The Bright Side of Positive Perceptual Bias: Children's Estimations of Network Centrality and Aggression," kids who overestimate their popularity are less likely to be...more
The Court Appointed Special Advocate Association (CASA) is a volunteer program that enables volunteers to act as advocates or children who are victims of abuse or neglect.
CASA aims to identify...more
SafeCare, a program geared for child abuse prevention, intends to deliver child protective services for suspected abuse or neglect in rural Colorado.
The program is funded by a budget approved by...more
Youth Shelter Care (YSC), a provider of human services that caters to youth, aims to preserve family units and provide youth shelter and temporary care.
YSC is one of 14 remaining shelters in...more
Thomas Pristow, director of Children and Family Services (CFS) for the Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services, writes about improvement in the state of child welfare in Nebraska.
Risk factors can be low self-esteem, loss, poverty, drug exposure, living in in single-parent households and violent neighborhoods.
However, the impact of risk factors can be reduced by protective...more