New APSAC Advisor (Volume 30, Issue 3): Trauma-Informed Child Welfare Special Issue


APSAC is pleased to bring you the latest issue of the APSAC Advisor. This issue, guest edited by J. Bart Klika, MSW, PhD, explores emerging research and thought on implementing trauma-informed systems in child welfare. Articles in this issue include:

  • Introduction to the Issue: Creating Trauma-Informed Systems of Care

  • Effecting System Change in the Real World: Implementing and Sustaining Trauma-Informed Practices in a Stressed Child Welfare System

  • Lessons From an Evaluation of a Trauma-Informed Care Initiative in Child Welfare

  • Placing Strengths at the Center: Implementing a Trauma-Informed, Collaborative Case Planning Process for Children and youth in Foster Care Using the Child and Adolescent Needs and Strengths (CANS) Tool

  • Implementation of a Trauma Screening in Three Tribal Communities

  • Challenges and Strengths in One State's Effort to Screen and Support Resource Parents' Family Function

  • Screening for Mental Health Needs in Child Welfare: Do We Also Need to Screen for Trauma?

  • What is Foster Parents' Role in Trauma-Informed Child Welfare Practice?