Prevention & Protection Brainstorming Workshop
Harvard Law School
May 10-11, 2012
The following materials can be found below:
- Workshop Written Materials as a Single PDF
- Workshop Written Materials as Individual Articles
- Workshop Participant Presentation Comments/Notes
- Additional Workshop-Related Materials
For each individual article contained in the Workshop Written Materials, organized by Workshop Session:
I. Connecting our Understanding of Child Maltreatment (Root Causes, Facilitating Conditions) to the Design of Effective Prevention & Protection Approaches
II. A Public Health Approach
A. Overview of Public Health Approach: Zeinab Chahine
B. Universal Assessment at Birth & Targeted Family Services: Deb Daro
C. Durham Connects: Robert Murphy and Phil Redmond
D. Issues Surrounding Universal Early Home Visitation: Rebecca Kilburn
E. Kidsdata.org, Providing Information to Policy Makers Concerned with Child Well Being: Barbara Needell
III. Selected Programs Furthering Prevention and Protection
A. Supporting Kinship Care Providers (outside & inside CPS system): Rob Geen
B. Targeting Prospective Parents Among Foster Youth (both to prevent pregnancy and enhance parenting skills): Rick Barth
C. Crisis Nurseries: Susan Cole
Session III Miscellaneous Readings
Cynthia Stringfellow, Educare Learning Network. Click here.
IV. Targeting Parental Substance Abuse: Providing Better Protection and Support for Children, Including Substance-Exposed Infants
A. Sacramento Early Intervention & Dependency Drug Court Programs: Sharon Boles
Sharon Boles, Sacramento County Family Related Drug Court Programs Informational Sheet (April 2012). Click here.
B. Support for Children & Their Fost-Adopt Families: Jeanne Miranda
Jeanne Miranda, TIES Transitional Model for Children Adopted from Foster Care (April 2012). Click here.
C. Miami-Dade Family Drug Court for Infants and Children: Jeri Cohen
Brief Report on DDC Dependents Placement and Permanency, January 1, 2010 to December 31, 2011. Click here.
OJJDP FY09 FAMILY, Miami-Dade Dependency Drug Court Expansion and Enhancement Initiative, Report #5, July 1 to December 31, 2011. Click here.
Development of the Miami-Dade County Dependency Drug Court, National Council of Juvenile and Family Court Judges (2003). Click here.
OJJDP FY 09 Family Drug Courts Program, Miami-Dade Dependency Drug Court Expansion and Enhancement Initiative, ABSTRACT. Click here.
V. CPS System Reform to Better Serve Prevention & Protection Goals
A. Systems Analysis & Other CPS Reform Ideas: John Mattingly
B. Strengthening CPS Ability to Protect Infants and Young Children Against Maltreatment: Emily Putnam-Hornstein
Emily Putnam-Hornstein, Strengthening CPS Ability to Protect Infants and Young Children against Maltreatment (April 2012). Click here.
C. Miami-Dade Problem-Solving Court as an Approach to Improving Prevention & Protection: Cindy Lederman
Miami Child Well-Being Court Model. Click here.
Excerpts from Presentation on Miami Child Well-Being Court Model: Safety and other Outcomes. Click here.
D. Allegheny County Dept. of Human Services: Incorporating CPS in a Program Emphasizing Extensive Family Support Services: Marc Cherna
An Effective Child Welfare System and Evidence-based Practice for the Child Welfare System, National Family Preservation Network (October 2006). Click here.
Bruce Barron, Transforming Lives Through Systems Integration: The “Improving Outcomes for Children and Families” Initiative, Allegheny County Department of Human Services (January 2010). Click here.
VI. Raising Consciousness, Reframing Issues, Generating Public Will
Henry Kempe, Approaches to Preventing Child Abuse: The Health Visitors Concept, Am J Dis Child, Vol 130 (Sept. 1976). Click here.
Mary Welstead, Child Protection in England – Early Intervention (April 2012). Click here.
Elizabeth Bartholet, Creating a Child-Friendly Child Welfare System: Effective Early Intervention to Prevent Maltreatment and Protect Victimized Children, 60 Buff. L. Rev. 1321 (2012). Click here.
Joseph J. Doyle, Jr., Child Protection and Child Outcomes: Measuring the Effects of Foster Care, AER (December 2007). Click here.
James G. Dwyer, The Child Protection Pretense: States’ Continued Consignment of Newborn Babies to Unfit Parents, 93 Minn. L. Rev. 407 (2009). Click here.
Jenifer Goldman Fraser, Ph.D., MPH and Cecilia Casanueva, Ph.D., The Miami Child Well-Being Court Model: Essential Elements and Implementation Guidance (2013). Click here (submitted by Cindy Lederman).
Fraser and Casanueva, The Miami Child Well-Being Court Model: A Handbook for Clinicians (2013). Click here (submitted by Cindy Lederman).
Kidsdata.org, List of Indicators Available on Kidsdata.org, Lucille Packard Foundation (March 26, 2012). (see IIE above). Click here.
Rebecca Kilburn and Lynn A. Karoly, The Economics of Early Childhood Policy: What the Dismal Science Has to Say About Investing In Children. RAND Corporation (2008). Click here.
Kilburn, What Does Economics Tell Us About Early Childhood Policy?. RAND Corporation (2008). Click here.
Emily Putnam-Hornstein, et al., Racial and Ethnic Disparities: A Population-Based Examination of Risk Factors for Involvement With Child Protective Services, Child Abuse & Neglect (2013). Click here.
Stepping Up For Kids: What Government and Communities Should Do to Support Kinship Families, Annie E. Casey Foundation Policy Report (2012). Click here.