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Message ID: 10128
Date: 2017-03-01

Author:Kobulsky, Julia

Subject:Re: Research on Effective Programs for Working with Adolescents in Child Welfare

Hi Kate, Try TARGET (Trauma Affect Regulation Guide for Education and Therapy) and TINT (Tuning into Teens). Both are being used with adolescent populations via the QIC-AG. Julia Julia M. Kobulsky Postdoctoral Fellow University of Maryland School of Social Work 525 W. Redwood St. Baltimore, MD 21201 jkobulsky@ssw.umaryland.edu ________________________________ From: bounce-121290109-77111670@list.cornell.edu on behalf of Vincent Palusci Sent: Wednesday, March 1, 2017 3:39:18 PM To: Child Maltreatment Researchers Subject: Re: Research on Effective Programs for Working with Adolescents in Child Welfare Dr. Margaret McHugh and colleagues published an article in Child Abuse Review. Here is the abstract: Teen pregnancy is a significant social, political and economic issue, and potential adverse outcomes for children of adolescent mothers include a higher incidence of low birth weight, prematurity, developmental delays, cognitive and behavioural deficits, and school failure. These children are also at a greater risk for abuse and neglect as well as intentional injury by their adolescent mothers. We evaluated child abuse reporting and the health outcomes for infants and their adolescent parents in Bellevue Hospital's Adolescent Parenting Program to assess whether better outcomes were achieved for mother-baby dyads in our adolescent mothers’ groups compared to the general clinic and New York City populations. We found that those who completed a full year of the programme during 2011–12 had some significantly improved measures compared to those who did not, with fewer child abuse reports and more well-baby visits, more immunisations and earlier referral for developmental delays. There were additional health benefits for the adolescent mothers noted as well. We concluded that a specialised programme for high-risk adolescent mothers and their babies offers a number of benefits compared to standard separate care, but more research and funding are needed to tailor programmes to the unique needs of adolescent mothers in diverse social and educational contexts. Copyright © 2015 John Wiley & Sons, Ltd. First published: 30 December 2015 * DOI: 10.1002/car.2426 Key Practitioner Messages * Adolescent parents have increased risk for several adverse child health and development outcomes for their children, including child abuse and neglect. * An adolescent parenting programme focusing on simultaneous medical care for teen parents and their infants with multidisciplinary staff can provide important support and guidance to help teen parents improve their parenting skills. * Additional benefits of simultaneous care include improved child immunisation rates and developmental outcomes and decreased reported abuse and neglect. On Wed, Mar 1, 2017 at 8:14 AM, Sarah Serbinski > wrote: Hi, Kate, Hope all is well! :) Here are a couple of leads you may wish to explore: (1) Irwin Elman at the Office of the Provincial Advocate just posted about "Dr Henry Parada and Ryerson University for developing an exemplary model of youth councils in the Dominican Republic". You may wish to explore these individuals further on evidence-informed models that develop resilience through experiences of trauma. (2) My colleagues and I at Western University just launched a free online virtual symposium model that created a centralized hub of resources on how to support the sons/daughters of children. This model and resource can help improve parenting, knowledge exchange, engage youth, etc. More details are available on our website: http://www.sharingsupports.com/ The videos are available until February 2018, but the "Exhibit Hall" with evidence-informed materials, articles, etc. will be available longer. (3) http://www.traumacenter.org/about/about_bessel.php Bessel van der Kolk is one of the leading trauma experts in the United States. He wrote a book called, "The Body Keeps the Score." It has several trauma-informed models that you can explore and possibly adapt within the child welfare field. (4) The Global Association of Interpersonal Neurobiology Studies (http://mindgains.org/) hosts various free webinars, including ones in trauma. It's great to see how we are exploring issues in child welfare that integrate various disciplines, nationally and internationally. Cheers, Sarah --- SARAH SERBINSKI, PHD FOUNDER & LEAD RESEARCHER | Serbinski Research & Consulting Tel: (647) 385-7115 Tel: (646) 484-8341 www.sarahserbinski.com ADJUNCT RESEARCH PROFESSOR | University of Western Ontario Faculty of Education, University of Western Ontario 1137 Western Road, London, Ontario N6G 1G7 Canada INSTRUCTOR | Applied Mindfulness Meditation University of Toronto School of Continuing Studies & Factor-Inwentash Faculty of Social Work 158 St. George Street, Toronto, Ontario M5S 2V8 Canada MEMBER | Global Association of Interpersonal Neurobiology Studies P.O. Box 3605 Santa Monica, California 90408 United States On 2017-02-28 16:53, kate schumaker wrote: > Hello all, > > I am looking for examples of evidence-informed approaches to working with adolescents in a child welfare setting. > > Specifically, I am interested in references and research related to approaches with adolescents that have demonstrated effectiveness in one or more of the following: admission prevention; preventing recurrence of maltreatment; improving parenting capacity/parenting self-efficacy; improving family functioning and/or promoting youth resiliency. I am particularly interested in models that may be considered trauma-informed. > > Many thanks, > > Kate Schumaker > > Catholic Children's Aid Society of Toronto -- Vincent J. Palusci, MD MS FAAP

Hi Kate, Try TARGET (Trauma Affect Regulation Guide for Education and Therapy) and TINT (Tuning into Teens). Both are being used with adolescent populations via the QIC-AG. Julia Julia M. Kobulsky Postdoctoral Fellow University of Maryland School of Social Work 525 W. Redwood St. Baltimore, MD 21201 jkobulskyssw.umaryland.edu ________________________________ From: bounce-121290109-77111670list.cornell.edu on behalf of Vincent Palusci Sent: Wednesday, March 1, 2017 3:39:18 PM To: Child Maltreatment Researchers Subject: Re: Research on Effective Programs for Working with Adolescents in Child Welfare Dr. Margaret McHugh and colleagues published an article in Child Abuse Review. Here is the abstract: Teen pregnancy is a significant social, political and economic issue, and potential adverse outcomes for children of adolescent mothers include a higher incidence of low birth weight, prematurity, developmental delays, cognitive and behavioural deficits, and school failure. These children are also at a greater risk for abuse and neglect as well as intentional injury by their adolescent mothers. We evaluated child abuse reporting and the health outcomes for infants and their adolescent parents in Bellevue Hospital's Adolescent Parenting Program to assess whether better outcomes were achieved for mother-baby dyads in our adolescent mothers’ groups compared to the general clinic and New York City populations. We found that those who completed a full year of the programme during 2011–12 had some significantly improved measures compared to those who did not, with fewer child abuse reports and more well-baby visits, more immunisations and earlier referral for developmental delays. There were additional health benefits for the adolescent mothers noted as well. We concluded that a specialised programme for high-risk adolescent mothers and their babies offers a number of benefits compared to standard separate care, but more research and funding are needed to tailor programmes to the unique needs of adolescent mothers in diverse social and educational contexts. Copyright © 2015 John Wiley & Sons, Ltd. First published: 30 December 2015 * DOI: 10.1002/car.2426 Key Practitioner Messages * Adolescent parents have increased risk for several adverse child health and development outcomes for their children, including child abuse and neglect. * An adolescent parenting programme focusing on simultaneous medical care for teen parents and their infants with multidisciplinary staff can provide important support and guidance to help teen parents improve their parenting skills. * Additional benefits of simultaneous care include improved child immunisation rates and developmental outcomes and decreased reported abuse and neglect. On Wed, Mar 1, 2017 at 8:14 AM, Sarah Serbinski > wrote: Hi, Kate, Hope all is well! :) Here are a couple of leads you may wish to explore: (1) Irwin Elman at the Office of the Provincial Advocate just posted about "Dr Henry Parada and Ryerson University for developing an exemplary model of youth councils in the Dominican Republic". You may wish to explore these individuals further on evidence-informed models that develop resilience through experiences of trauma. (2) My colleagues and I at Western University just launched a free online virtual symposium model that created a centralized hub of resources on how to support the sons/daughters of children. This model and resource can help improve parenting, knowledge exchange, engage youth, etc. More details are available on our website: http://www.sharingsupports.com/ The videos are available until February 2018, but the "Exhibit Hall" with evidence-informed materials, articles, etc. will be available longer. (3) http://www.traumacenter.org/about/about_bessel.php Bessel van der Kolk is one of the leading trauma experts in the United States. He wrote a book called, "The Body Keeps the Score." It has several trauma-informed models that you can explore and possibly adapt within the child welfare field. (4) The Global Association of Interpersonal Neurobiology Studies (http://mindgains.org/) hosts various free webinars, including ones in trauma. It's great to see how we are exploring issues in child welfare that integrate various disciplines, nationally and internationally. Cheers, Sarah --- SARAH SERBINSKI, PHD FOUNDER & LEAD RESEARCHER | Serbinski Research & Consulting Tel: (647) 385-7115 Tel: (646) 484-8341 www.sarahserbinski.com ADJUNCT RESEARCH PROFESSOR | University of Western Ontario Faculty of Education, University of Western Ontario 1137 Western Road, London, Ontario N6G 1G7 Canada INSTRUCTOR | Applied Mindfulness Meditation University of Toronto School of Continuing Studies & Factor-Inwentash Faculty of Social Work 158 St. George Street, Toronto, Ontario M5S 2V8 Canada MEMBER | Global Association of Interpersonal Neurobiology Studies P.O. Box 3605 Santa Monica, California 90408 United States On 2017-02-28 16:53, kate schumaker wrote: > Hello all, > > I am looking for examples of evidence-informed approaches to working with adolescents in a child welfare setting. > > Specifically, I am interested in references and research related to approaches with adolescents that have demonstrated effectiveness in one or more of the following: admission prevention; preventing recurrence of maltreatment; improving parenting capacity/parenting self-efficacy; improving family functioning and/or promoting youth resiliency. I am particularly interested in models that may be considered trauma-informed. > > Many thanks, > > Kate Schumaker > > Catholic Children's Aid Society of Toronto -- Vincent J. Palusci, MD MS FAAP