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The Impact of Housing and Homelessness on Child Well-Being

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Also available: Video Archive of the 2017 CASCW Spring Conference

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WIT-Y WheelThe Well-being Indicator Tool for Youth (WIT-Y)

The WIT-Y was developed by the Center for Advanced Studies in Child Welfare (CASCW) at the University of Minnesota. The WIT-Y is a guided self-assessment tool for youth ages 15-21 who have had contact with the child welfare system. The WIT-Y Assessment encourages you to explore your sense of well-being across eight domains. Find out more.

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IPV Blog Series: Prevalence and Effects of Children’s Exposure to Intimate Partner Violence (Part 1)

Guest Bloggers: Lynette Renner, PhD, Lindsay Anderson, MSW This information series includes three blog posts and two issues of Practice Notes. The goal of this series is to provide information and to encourage discussion around children’s exposure to Intimate Partner Violence (IPV), specifically within the child welfare system. In this [...]

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Legislative Session Moves into Final Few Weeks

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Session Highlights: Bills of Interest to Child Welfare Professionals Being Considered

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ESSA Update: State Continues to Seek Community Guidance for Implementation

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Session Updates: Bills Introduced Related to Child Welfare

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June is Reunification Month; Registration open for Fall 2016 PACC Cohorts

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Lifting the Burdens From Struggling Families

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Kinship is More than Just Blood

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Minnesota Teens get New Perspective on Adoption

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IV-E Fellows and DHS Foundation Training

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Youth Have a Voice

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Beginning…

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How much of this day will this child remember?

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