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Child welfare experts warned that keeping children at home due to COVID-19 and the shutdown of schools and day cares would decrease reports of child abuse while increasing the actual number of incidences and severity of abuse. After putting out a call to child welfare workers, CBS News received…
A recent webinar hosted by NCCD and the American Public Human Services Association is now available as an audio recording. Listen to four child welfare experts from across the country answer questions from the moderators and attendees about how their work to keep children safe has evolved since…
| by Alan Greenblatt | Governing
The number of people with coronavirus in prisons and jails across the United States continues to climb, and the increase applies to facility staff as well. An article from Governing covers the complexity of the issue, from determining who to release early from facilities to ease…

Blog

May 6, 2020 | NCCD
Child protection social workers are essential first responders in many states. As they are forced to adapt their work to new and changing contexts, the NCCD Children’s Research Center (CRC) is offering support by developing and facilitating webinars about: Safety assessment and planning when physic…
May 6, 2020 | Charlene Y. Taylor, PhD
As the COVID-19 pandemic has swept the nation, the context of justice practices—like everything else—has changed dramatically. Court proceedings are being postponed or conducted remotely, jails and prisons are making decisions about releasing residents, and community supervision populations are grow…
April 8, 2020 | NCCD
As COVID-19 continues to impact how justice systems operate across the United States, supervision of people who are on probation or parole is changing. Some shifts include in-person check-ins with probation and parole officers being widely curtailed and replaced with phone calls and video conference…

Events

- | - EDT | Webinar

What is best practice in domestic violence cases when in-person contact between practitioners and families is limited? How do professionals address an epidemic of violence—already hidden from public view—when victims are in isolation due to a

- | - AWST | Webinar

What is best practice in domestic violence cases when in-person contact between practitioners and families is limited? How do professionals address an epidemic of violence—already hidden from public view—when victims are in isolation due to a