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2018 Promising Practices

From the Editor: In The Caring Embrace Of Parental Love
Author(s): Mallon, Gerald P.
Published: 2018
Journal Name: Child Welfare v. 95, 6, May 2018, p. v-viii
Information: This editorial emphasizes the importance of parental love in the development of a child and summarizes following articles that address the co-location of siblings in foster care, the link between parental warmth, youth delinquency, and anger, the transition of foster adolescents to adulthood, and the effectiveness of the Pathways to Safety child abuse prevention program.

Preventing Homelessness For System-Involved Youth 
Author(s): Britton, Linda.;Pilnik, Lisa.
Published: 2018
Journal Name: Juvenile and Family Court Journal v. 69, 1, Winter 2018, p. 19-33
Information:…This article expounds on three of these strategies – coordinating transition and re-entry plans, insisting on effective legal representation of youth, and utilizing sound judicial leadership. It also describes the concurrent efforts of the Coalition for Juvenile Justice and the American Bar Association’s Homeless Youth Legal Network to remove legal barriers and improve outcomes for youth and young adults experiencing homelessness.

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