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?
Enhancing Understanding of the Mental Health Needs of Children and Youth in Foster Care: Validity of Foster Parents as Reporters and Progress Monitoring
Leadership Change Within a System During an Implementation Effort: Considerations After Implementing Trauma-Informed Care in Child Welfare and Behavioral Health Systems
Policy Change to Support Trauma-Informed Care in Child Welfare
Creating Trauma-Informed Systems of Care: Reflections on the Special Issue
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