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Child-welfare agencies offer targeted care to troubled kids

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MOUNT VERNON, Ohio — It used to happen dozens of times each year. A deeply troubled child would rage uncontrollably, and staff members would ride out the storm with holds and restraints.
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Mental Health Treatment Center Wary of New Research Findings - PR Web (press release)

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Mental Health Treatment Center Wary of New Research Findings PR Web (press release) Mental health treatment centers around the world are reviewing a newly released study from the Scripps Research Institute that may allow scientists and drug...
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Placements suspended with Texas foster care contractor, affecting its 127 ... - Dallas Morning News

Placements suspended with Texas foster care contractor, affecting its 127 ... - Dallas Morning News | Child welfare and mental health treatment and services for children | Scoop.it
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Don't push foster children out in the cold when they turn 18 - The Conversation

Don't push foster children out in the cold when they turn 18
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... to their children who “move out” to independent living.
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Horses help trauma patients in Illinois - nwitimes.com

Horses help trauma patients in Illinois - nwitimes.com | Child welfare and mental health treatment and services for children | Scoop.it
Horses help trauma patients in Illinois nwitimes.com Because humans and horses are both prey animals — meaning they respond to trauma with a fight-or-flight instinct — the mutual understanding and connection between patients and horses has been...
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Successful depression treatment of mothers has long-term effects on offspring

Successful depression treatment of mothers has long-term effects on offspring | Child welfare and mental health treatment and services for children | Scoop.it
Children whose mothers are successfully treated for depression show progressive and marked improvement in their own behaviors even a year after their moms discontinue treatment, new research shows.
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Teen moms: Foster youth more likely to have children and need help - San Jose Mercury News

Teen moms: Foster youth more likely to have children and need help - San Jose Mercury News | Child welfare and mental health treatment and services for children | Scoop.it
Teen moms: Foster youth more likely to have children and need help
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Teenage girls in foster care are 2.5 times more likely to become pregnant by age 19 than those not in foster care.
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Treatment of Mental Illness Financially Benefits Society | Addiction ...

Treatment of Mental Illness Financially Benefits Society | Addiction ... | Child welfare and mental health treatment and services for children | Scoop.it
How does the treatment of mental illness lower arrest rates and save the tax payers money? Check out the 7 year study that followed those with mental illness.
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FAF: Why I Code for America | Code for America

FAF: Why I Code for America | Code for America | Child welfare and mental health treatment and services for children | Scoop.it
There's has been a paradigm shift in the logic and design of child welfare policies and programs. Rather than addressing only the risk factors and aftermath of child abuse, policy-makers and studies are realizing the ROI of ...
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White women sent to Ohio prisons in record numbers, reports say

White women sent to Ohio prisons in record numbers, reports say | Child welfare and mental health treatment and services for children | Scoop.it
White women, many from rural Ohio, are the fastest growing population in Ohio prisons. In fact, they made up 80 percent of the female felons sentenced to prison between June 30, 2012, and July 1, or fiscal year 2013, according to state records.
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Implications for the future.....  one of the adverse experiences in the ACEs study is the absence of a parent due to imprisonment.

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Finding Evidence-Based Practices

Finding Evidence-Based Practices | Child welfare and mental health treatment and services for children | Scoop.it
Seeking evidence, and applying practices based on evidence to your clinical interventions, can help making decisions that increase the chances of a desired outcome (Does your #addiction treatment use 'evidence-based practices?
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Foster care changes - Reading Eagle

Foster care changes
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Prior to the federal Fostering Connections to Success and Increasing Adoption Act of 2008, children had to leave foster care at age 18.
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Why is orange the new black for female victims of trauma? | Science ...

Why is orange the new black for female victims of trauma? | Science ... | Child welfare and mental health treatment and services for children | Scoop.it
Los Angeles, CA (August 2, 2013) How do pathways to jail vary for females who are victims of specific types of trauma? New research published in Psychology of Women Quarterly, a SAGE journal, pinpoints the types of ...
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Children’s Health is Deteriorating

Children’s Health is Deteriorating | Child welfare and mental health treatment and services for children | Scoop.it
The sad fact remains that our children will not be healthier by the time they reach adulthood as we were!
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Child maltreatment doesn't start at removal, so we shouldn't stop at ...

Child maltreatment doesn't start at removal, so we shouldn't stop at ... | Child welfare and mental health treatment and services for children | Scoop.it
“The report said that of the 3,784 children in out-of-home care on July 29, 1,478 children, or 39 percent, had been in out-of-home care at least one other time. Three had been removed as many as nine times.” A few weeks ago ...
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Trauma and the Developing Brain - WOSU Public Media

Trauma and the Developing Brain - WOSU Public Media | Child welfare and mental health treatment and services for children | Scoop.it
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Trauma and the Developing Brain
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Kids who spend quality time with caregivers have brains that look different from abused or neglected kids.
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Yetley: Misconceptions surround foster care - Iowa State Daily

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Yetley: Misconceptions surround foster care
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While many people bemoan foster care, living with family, whether biological or foster, is better for a child's emotional well-being than any other viable alternative.
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UCLA Study Reports Women Who Suffered Severe Sexual Trauma as Kids Benefit Most From Intervention

UCLA Study Reports Women Who Suffered Severe Sexual Trauma as Kids Benefit Most From Intervention | Child welfare and mental health treatment and services for children | Scoop.it
UCLA Study Reports Women Who Suffered Severe Sexual Trauma as Kids Benefit Most From Intervention (RT @SIERRASUNTIMES: UCLA Study Reports Women Who Suffered Severe Sexual Trauma as Kids Benefit Most From Intervention
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Foster Care Children and the Affordable Care Act – New Report from CCF and Community Catalyst - CCF - Center For Children and Families

Foster Care Children and the Affordable Care Act – New Report from CCF and Community Catalyst - CCF - Center For Children and Families | Child welfare and mental health treatment and services for children | Scoop.it
Former foster kids eligible for Medicaid until age 26 because of #ACA. From our library w/@HealthPolicyHub): http://t.co/sjA8U8ElSD #kidcare
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Reflections on the State of Public Mental Health Treatment | An und ...

As my year-long intenship is wrapping up at a public community mental health clinic, I thought it would be an appropriate time to offer some reflections about the quality of mental health care people are receiving in this country.
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Expansion for new model of mental health care sidelined for now - The Newark Advocate

Expansion for new model of mental health care sidelined for now - The Newark Advocate | Child welfare and mental health treatment and services for children | Scoop.it
Expansion for new model of mental health care sidelined for now
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Behavioral health providers are pushing back against draft rules for a treatment concept known as Medicaid health homes.
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The Mental Health Field Has A Branding Problem - Social Justice Solutions

The Mental Health Field Has A Branding Problem - Social Justice Solutions | Child welfare and mental health treatment and services for children | Scoop.it
Social Justice Solutions The Mental Health Field Has A Branding Problem Social Justice Solutions Furthermore, thanks to the Internet, people are better educated about options, more aware of consumer grievances, as well as knowledgeable of the...
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yoga for eating disorders: chelsea roff is raising $50k!

yoga for eating disorders: chelsea roff is raising $50k! | Child welfare and mental health treatment and services for children | Scoop.it
Chelsea Roff, yoga teacher & writer, is raising $50,000 to get her yoga for eating disorders program into treatment centres around the US. Support her campaign!
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For those in foster care, less pressure to leave nest

For those in foster care, less pressure to leave nest | Child welfare and mental health treatment and services for children | Scoop.it
State and federal measures have relaxed previous age limits, allowing some 18- to 21-year-olds to remain with the families that took them in.
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Prescott YMCA Offers 'Trauma Releasing Exercises' Training To Community - Prescott eNews

Prescott YMCA Offers 'Trauma Releasing Exercises' Training To Community - Prescott eNews | Child welfare and mental health treatment and services for children | Scoop.it
Prescott YMCA Offers 'Trauma Releasing Exercises' Training To Community
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As founder and CEO of Trauma Recovery Services™ Dr.
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