Investigation, removal, and placement decisions and actions must consider the traumatic effects of those processes on the child.
Early childhood development
Youth in foster care have high rates of trauma exposure. A trauma-informed child protection system can mitigate trauma’s adverse effects.
The number of infants who enter care because of opioids continues to rise. This Information Packet provides strategies for developing Infant Plans of Safe Care.
Toxic stress occurs when a child experiences prolonged exposure to stressful events and doesn’t have supportive relationships for comfort.
This research brief highlights practice elements that contribute to effective programs for parents and young children involved with child welfare systems.
The number of youth in foster care nationally has declined over the past decade, but similar declines have not occurred for children under 6.
Nurturing potential from early in life is the theme of President and CEO William C. Bell’s keynote address at a fundraiser for Open Arms Perinatal Services.
President and CEO Dr. William C. Bell delivers the keynote address at the Children’s Alliance 2011 Voices for Children Awards Luncheon.
Dr. William C. Bell delivers the keynote speech at a benefit luncheon for the Children’s Museum of Tacoma.
This study evaluates the effectiveness of the Nurturing Parenting Program for infants, toddlers and pre-school children.