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Database of Past CMRL Messages

Welcome to the database of past Child-Maltreatment-Research-L (CMRL) list serve messages. The table below contains all past CMRL messages (text only, no attachments) from Nov. 20, 1996 - March 6, 2018 and is updated quarterly.

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Message ID: 9776
Date: 2015-02-09

Author:Amy Knop-Narbutis

Subject:LSS: Funded Call for White Papers

STAY CONNECTED Dear Esteemed Child Abuse Researcher, Texas is a rapidly growing state with abundant opportunities for its residents. Yet families face the same struggles as families everywhere: the stressors of poverty, drug addiction, isolation, and other risk factors that can lead to the abuse of children, the most vulnerable members of our households and our communities. Last year in Texas there were over 100,000 children in confirmed investigations of child maltreatment and over 17,000 children removed from their homes. Throughout its 133 year history, Lutheran Social Services of the South (LSS) has served children, families and communities in need, providing excellence in program delivery and evolving alongside the needs of those we serve. In 2015, LSS will focus on our new mission: to break the cycle of child abuse by empowering children, families and communities. Our attention and resources will be focused on developing a New Continuum Framework designed specifically to drive transformative change in breaking the cycle of child abuse through innovative programs, new partnerships, and an expanding network of community services – but we can’t do this alone and need your help. Funded Call for White Papers LSS is releasing a funded call for white papers and is seeking evidence from Texas, and the rest of the world, on best practices for building protective factors for children in the child welfare system in the areas of health, education, safety, life skills and vocational development. To learn more about suggested research topics, and submission deadlines, please visit our website . The deadline to submit your white paper proposals to our Research Analyst, by email , is Friday, March 6, 2015. The New LSS We believe LSS is headed in the right direction with our new mission, vision and strategic plan. At the same time, we are open to the possibility of new ministries that stretch us in new ways. This is an exciting time for the agency – we believe that we have an opportunity to shape the agency and shape the way Texas treats children. It’s our responsibility to make a difference. We encourage you to invite potentially interested colleagues to our call for white papers and look forward to partnering with you. Amy Knop-Narbutis Research Analyst Lutheran Social Services of the South amy.knopnarbutis@lsss.org About Lutheran Social Services of the South Lutheran Social Services of the South is committed to breaking the cycle of child abuse in Texas through innovative children’s services, including foster care, adoption, education and residential treatment. LSS is a 501(c)(3) faith-based nonprofit organization that currently serves more than 32,000 individuals annually, including children, the elderly, the disadvantaged and those affected by disasters in Texas, Louisiana and Oklahoma. Manage Subscriptions | Privacy Lutheran Social Services of the South | 8305 Cross Park Drive Austin, TX 78754 | www.lsss.org

STAY CONNECTED Dear Esteemed Child Abuse Researcher, Texas is a rapidly growing state with abundant opportunities for its residents. Yet families face the same struggles as families everywhere: the stressors of poverty, drug addiction, isolation, and other risk factors that can lead to the abuse of children, the most vulnerable members of our households and our communities. Last year in Texas there were over 100,000 children in confirmed investigations of child maltreatment and over 17,000 children removed from their homes. Throughout its 133 year history, Lutheran Social Services of the South (LSS) has served children, families and communities in need, providing excellence in program delivery and evolving alongside the needs of those we serve. In 2015, LSS will focus on our new mission: to break the cycle of child abuse by empowering children, families and communities. Our attention and resources will be focused on developing a New Continuum Framework designed specifically to drive transformative change in breaking the cycle of child abuse through innovative programs, new partnerships, and an expanding network of community services – but we can’t do this alone and need your help. Funded Call for White Papers LSS is releasing a funded call for white papers and is seeking evidence from Texas, and the rest of the world, on best practices for building protective factors for children in the child welfare system in the areas of health, education, safety, life skills and vocational development. To learn more about suggested research topics, and submission deadlines, please visit our website . The deadline to submit your white paper proposals to our Research Analyst, by email , is Friday, March 6, 2015. The New LSS We believe LSS is headed in the right direction with our new mission, vision and strategic plan. At the same time, we are open to the possibility of new ministries that stretch us in new ways. This is an exciting time for the agency – we believe that we have an opportunity to shape the agency and shape the way Texas treats children. It’s our responsibility to make a difference. We encourage you to invite potentially interested colleagues to our call for white papers and look forward to partnering with you. Amy Knop-Narbutis Research Analyst Lutheran Social Services of the South amy.knopnarbutislsss.org About Lutheran Social Services of the South Lutheran Social Services of the South is committed to breaking the cycle of child abuse in Texas through innovative children’s services, including foster care, adoption, education and residential treatment. LSS is a 501(c)(3) faith-based nonprofit organization that currently serves more than 32,000 individuals annually, including children, the elderly, the disadvantaged and those affected by disasters in Texas, Louisiana and Oklahoma. Manage Subscriptions | Privacy Lutheran Social Services of the South | 8305 Cross Park Drive Austin, TX 78754 | www.lsss.org