Responding to Abuse Against Children with Disabilities
Children, Families, & Culture
Cultural Competence Child Welfare Information Gateway. Resources and information on working with children, youth, and families; disproportional representation of minority groups in the child welfare system; culturally competent services; training for child welfare staff; and the specific role of cultural competence in child maltreatment, out-of-home care, and adoption.
Cultural Competency/Diversity/Inclusion Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA). Website includes material about working with native children, children of color, multiracial youth, rural populations, and LGBTQ youth.
Culture Counts National Child Traumatic Stress Network. Working with Latin-American families, native youth, and LGBTQ youth, as well as a 4-part series, The Organizational Journey Toward Cultural and Linguistic Competence and a 3-part series, Conversations about Historical Trauma.
Cultural and LanguageHeadstart. Information on working with immigrant and refugee families, dual language learners, screening children for disabilities, and more.
The Lens of Implicit Bias National Council of Juvenile and Family Court Judges. Case study analyzes factors in decision making, particularly those that can lead to unequal treatment in cases before juvenile and family courts.