Wellness Benchmarks

Posted on June 29, 2022

Identifying what wellness looks like for children and youth when they find a permanent loving home.

We Need to Train Child Welfare Workers to Help Heal Trauma from Foster Care (February 10, 2022)

Young Adults Formerly in Foster Care: Challenges and Solutions

Toxic Stress and What We Can Do About It

Applying the Science of Child Development in Child Welfare Systems

PCIT for child welfare-involved families: Coaching positive, responsive parenting to support children’s emotion regulation and self-control

Understanding and addressing the needs of unaccompanied immigrant minors (June 2016)

Parenting After Trauma: Understanding Your Child’s Needs

Ontario Releases Strategy to Redesign the Child Welfare System (July 29, 2020)

Transforming Child Welfare: Prioritizing Prevention, Racial Equity, and Advancing Child and Family Well-Being (April 5, 2021)

What Has COVID-19 Done to Child Welfare? (December 23, 2020)

Journal of Social Work Values and Ethics: Moral Philosophy and Social Policy

Journal of Social Work Values and Ethics: The Emergence of the Breath of Life Theory

Child Abuse & Neglect, 36: The Economic Burden of Child Maltreatment: Preventative Measures Could Yield Huge Savings

The Conference Board of Canada: Building On Our Strengths: Aboriginal Youth Wellness in Canada’s North

Nalini Ravindranath and Karen Pittman: Tracking Child & Youth Well-being

Center on the Developing Child – Harvard University : 3 Principles to Improve Outcomes for Children and Families

Princeton University: Wellness Wheel and Assessment

Center on the Developing Child – Harvard University: Alberta Family Wellness Initiative

Center on the Developing Child – Harvard University : Brain Architecture

Center on the Developing Child – Harvard University : Toxic Stress

Journal of Ethnicity in Substance Abuse: Honoring Indigenous culture-as-intervention: Development and validity of the Native Wellness Assessment

Thunderbird Partnership Foundation: First Nations Mental Wellness Continuum Framework