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News & Events

News of Interest

| by Katharine Huffman and Michael McBride | The Sacramento Bee
The authors of this op-ed praise California Governor Gavin Newsom for his promise to make historic changes to the state’s juvenile justice system, calling the reforms he has enacted so far “important.” Yet, these are only reforms, they say, not what is truly needed. Read more about what they…
| by Geoffrey Riley | The Jefferson Exchange
California Governor Gavin Newsom’s proposal to move the state’s Division of Juvenile Justice from the Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation to Health and Human Services (HHS) is welcome news to Dr. Angie Wolf, NCCD’s chief program officer. “We love the fact that the governor is touting…
The NCCD Board of Directors elected a slate of officers to serve two-year terms at their mid-January meeting: Paul Castro, JD; Fran Allegra, JD; Michael Pearson; and Theron Bowman, PhD.   …

Blog

April 19, 2019 | Kate Beier and Karen Meulendyke
Have you ever been unsure about whether to report child abuse or neglect? You want to do what’s best for the family but aren’t certain if child protective services (CPS) is the solution, or you worry about the disruption it could cause for the family. Are you seeing signs of abuse and neglect, or ar…
April 11, 2019 | Colleen Fearing
As we learn more about “what works” in engaging adults to prevent maltreatment and self-neglect, how do we stay focused on identifying adults who are most in need of services and support? At NCCD, our response is always the same: How can we leverage data to help us answer this? In adult protective s…
April 3, 2019 | Sierra Fischer and Phil Decter
Child protection agencies invest a significant amount of time and resources in deciding which programs, services, and tools to adopt in order to meet the needs of their clients. However, even the best programs won’t help agencies reach their goals of promoting children’s safety, permanency, and well…

Events

- | - ET | New York, NY

The Annual Meeting of the American Sociological Association provides the opportunity for professionals involved in the scientific study of society to share knowledge and new directions in research and practice. Approximately 600 program sessions

- | - ET | New York, NY

The Society for the Study of Social Problems (SSSI) will bring together its membership for dialogue on sociological research and teaching on significant problems of social life at its 69th annual meeting in August. Elizabeth Harris, PhD, a

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The National Conference on Child Abuse and Neglect presents speakers, workshops, and seminars to those working to achieve better outcomes for children and families. Practitioners, researchers, policy makers, parents, and volunteers are encouraged