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Our Resource Hub includes valuable information on topics such as child maltreatment prevention and training, trauma-informed care, child law, policy and ethics, research and practice, and more! These resources are helpful tools for professionals and individuals working together to promote child welfare. 

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Publications and Articles

“Like I’m Drowning” Children and Families Sent to Harm by the US Remain in Mexico Program

January 6, 2021
Authors: Michael Garcia Bochenek, Warren Binford, Ryan Matlow, and Ewen Wang
Source: HRW
Community Resource

Advancing Equitable Outcomes in Child Welfare: A Toolkit for Sustainability.

December 18, 2023
Authors: McCrae, Julie S.,Broxton, Alyssa T.,Steinmetz, Samantha.,Casillas, Katherine L.
Source: Chapin Hall at the University of Chicago
Video

Advocating for Children in Migration Multidisciplinary Symposium: “The Ghost of Abuelito,” was performed by True North Duo, Kristin Grainger and Dan Wetzel.

September 21, 2023
Video

Advocating for Children in Migration Multidisciplinary Symposium: Arts and Literature Panel

Video

Advocating for Children in Migration Multidisciplinary Symposium: Closing Remarks with Warren Binford

Video

Advocating for Children in Migration Multidisciplinary Symposium: Law Panel

Video

Advocating for Children in Migration Multidisciplinary Symposium: Lee Gelernt Keynote Speaker

Video

Advocating for Children in Migration Multidisciplinary Symposium: Medical & Behavioral Health Panel

Video

Advocating for Children in Migration Multidisciplinary Symposium: Muralism & Performing Arts Panel

Video

Advocating for Children in Migration Multidisciplinary Symposium: Welcoming Remarks

Publications and Articles

All Our Children Need a Fighting Chance

May 19, 2013
Authors: Warren Binford
Source: Statesman Journal
Community Resource

Better Research for Child Abuse Pediatrics

Source: CAPNET Research Network
Publications and Articles

Building Evidence for Family Group Decision-Making in Child Welfare: Operationalizing the Intervention

March 7, 2021
Authors: Lalayants, M., DePanfilis, D., Merkel-Holguin, L., Baldwin, M., Schmidt, M., Treinen, J., Zuñiga, D., Mackereth, C. and Anderson, T.
Source: Journal of Public Child Welfare.
Community Resource

CCR Evaluation Brief 2014-2018

Source: Colorado Office of Early Childhood
Publications and Articles

CCR Final Evaluation Report 2014-2018

Authors: Heather Allan, Dustin Currie, Ida Drury, Lisa Merkel-Holguin, John Fluke
Source: Social Work Research Center School of Social Work
Community Resource

Child Protector App

Source: Children's Mercy - Kansas City
Community Resource

Colorado Community Response (CCR) Evaluation Brief 2014-2018

June 30, 2018
Source: Colorado Community Response (CCR) Evaluation Brief 2014-2018
Publications and Articles

Colorado Community Response (CCR) Final Evaluation Report 2014-2018

Source: Colorado Community Response (CCR) Final Evaluation Report 2014-2018
Community Resource

CPT: How to Prepare a Child for a Visit

Source: Child Protection Team
Media

CU Professor Aims to Reduce Elder Abuse through Collaboration and Research on the ‘Whole Family’ Approach

November 30, 2023
Publications and Articles

Custody and Care of Children at the Border

October 1, 2019
Michael Garcia Bochenek, Warren Binford, Ryan Matlow, and Ewen Wang for Human Rights Watch
Community Resource

Dehumanizing Tech Response to New York Times Investigation on Suicide-Themed Website Shows Industry’s True Colours

December 23, 2021
Authors: Lianna McDonald
Source: Canadian Centre for Child Protection
Community Resource

DHS Mandatory Reporter Training

Source: CWTS Website
Publications and Articles

Effectiveness of Family Group Conferencing in Preventing Repeat Referrals to Child Protective Services and Out-of-Home Placements

April 22, 2017
Authors: Hollinshead, D., Corwin, T., Maher, E., Merkel-Holguin, L., Allan, H., and Fluke, J.
Source: Child Abuse and Neglect
Community Resource

EMS for Children Colorado

Source: EMS for Children Colorado Website
Publications and Articles

Enhanced Family Conferencing Initiative

July 25, 2018
Source: ACS Workforce Institute
Community Resource

Enhanced Family Conferencing Initiative (EFCI): Final Grantee Report

December 31, 2019
Publications and Articles

Family doesn’t have to be mom and dad’: an exploration of the meaning of family for care-experienced young people

November 15, 2023
Authors: Alyson Rees, Louise Roberts and Heather Taussig
Source: Families, Relationships and Societies
Publications and Articles

FGDM Reports

Media

First Mural at CU Anschutz Focused on the Stories of Migrant Children from the U.S. Southern Border

June 17, 2023
Media

Fly to Heal Mural to Amplify the Voices of Children in Migration

May 23, 2023
Video

Fostering Healthy Futures Program

May 5, 2023
Publications and Articles

Found, Engaged and Connected – Innovating for Olmsted County’s Most Vulnerable Children & Youth: Final Report

September 30, 2016
Publications and Articles

Found, Engaged and Connected for Olmsted County’s Most Vulnerable Youth

Publications and Articles

Found, Engaged and Connected: Final Report Appendices

Publications and Articles

Free the Separated Children

October 28, 2020
Authors: Warren Binford & Hope Frye
Source: Newsweek
Publications and Articles

Health Risks of Unaccompanied Immigrant Children in Federal Custody and in US Communities

February 16, 2024
Authors: Janine Young, MD, Warren Binford, JD, EdM, Michael Garcia Bochenek, MD, and Jordan Greenbaum, MD
Source: AJPH Research and Analysis
Publications and Articles

Hotline screening analysis – Casey Family Programs

November 1, 2023
Authors: Kearney, A. D., Wilson, E. S., Hollinshead, D. M., Poletika, M., Kestian, H. H., Stigdon, T. J., Miller, E. A., & Fluke, J. D.
Source: Casey Family Programs
Community Resource

How to Cope with Infant Crying

Source: CHCO Website
Community Resource

How to Report Child Abuse and Neglect / What to Do If You Are Worried About Child Abuse

Source: CHCO Website
Publications and Articles

Increasing Social Support for Child Welfare-Involved Families Through Family Group Conferencing

January 15, 2020
Authors: Corwin, T. W., Maher, E. J., Merkel-Holguin, L., Allan, H., Hollinshead, D. M., & Fluke, J. D.
Source: The British Journal of Social Work
Media

Inside a Texas Building Where the Government Is Holding Immigrant Children

June 22, 2019
Publications and Articles

JEDI Resources: Anti-Oppression Terminology Guide & Helpful Links

August 25, 2023
Video

Kempe KICS Program

June 28, 2023
Media

Kempe’s Statement on Gun Violence and CAN

May 28, 2022
Media

Kempe’s 50th Anniversary

August 4, 2022
Video

KIDS Program

June 16, 2023
Media

Launch of CPO Mandatory Reporting Database

April 5, 2024
Publications and Articles

Let Kids be Kids … and Roam Freely

January 24, 2015
Authors: Warren Binford
Source: Statesman Journal
Publications and Articles

Life on the Fringes

March 7, 2024
Authors: Richard Krugman, MD
Source: The Pharos Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society
Publications and Articles

Long-term impact of Fostering Healthy Futures for Preteens program on suicide-related thoughts and behaviors for youth in out-of-home care: A randomized controlled trial

February 10, 2024
Authors: Heather N. Taussig, Anthony Fulginiti, Sara J. Racz, Rhiannon and Colleen Cary Katz
Source: Society for Community Research and Action
Publications and Articles

Multisystemic Therapy (MST®)

Source: MST Services
Community Resource

National Child Abuse Prevention Month 2024 Outreach Toolkit

March 12, 2024
Community Resource

National Child Traumatic Stress Network

Source: NCTSN Website
Media

National Child Traumatic Stress Network website

April 1, 2024
Publications and Articles

No Place Like Home: Final Progress Report

December 1, 2015
Authors: Heather Allan, MSW; Tyler Corwin, MA; John Fluke, PhD; Nicole Harlaar, PhD; Dana Hollinshead, PhD; Anita Horner, BA; Erin Maher, PhD; Lisa Merkel-Holguin, MSW
Publications and Articles

Nothing About Me, Without Me: Children’s Experiences with Family Group Conferences

June 6, 2019
Authors: Merkel-Holguin, L., Schwab-Reese, L., Drury, I., Allan, H., and Hollinshead, D.
Source: Child and Family Social Work
Community Resource

Our Kids Online: Porn, Predators & How to Keep Them Safe

April 16, 2020
Authors: Rob Cope & Zareen Sheikh-Cope
Source: Hazardous Journey Productions
Community Resource

Pediatric Readiness in the ER

Source: EMS for Children Colorado Website
Publications and Articles

Quality Improvement Center for Workforce Development

Podcast

Radio Kempe: “Call to Action” Podcast Series: A Mother’s Plea for Her Children

May 12, 2022
An interview with Paula Bryant
Podcast

Radio Kempe: “Call to Action” Podcast Series: Be Tender to People

June 19, 2023
An interview with Beverley Barnett
Podcast

Radio Kempe: “Call to Action” Podcast Series: Child Welfare Transformation in Times of Racial Awakening

February 8, 2022
An interview with Corey Best
Podcast

Radio Kempe: “Call to Action” Podcast Series: Child Welfare, Family Regulation and Policing

May 2, 2022
An interview with Joyce McMillan
Podcast

Radio Kempe: “Call to Action” Podcast Series: Deep Listening: The Power of Parents’ Perspectives

August 9, 2022
An interview with David Tobis
Podcast

Radio Kempe: “Call to Action” Podcast Series: Disrupting Child Welfare Practice as Usual

July 12, 2023
An interview with Sarah DeCrea and Paul Nixon
Podcast

Radio Kempe: “Call to Action” Podcast Series: Have we been sold a story?

February 1, 2023
An interview with Marty Guggenheim
Podcast

Radio Kempe: “Call to Action” Podcast Series: How Can We Heal—Personally and Professionally?

April 4, 2022
An interview with Kevin Campbell, Elizabeth Wendel, and Lisa Merkel-Holguin
Podcast

Radio Kempe: “Call to Action” Podcast Series: Humanity

April 11, 2023
A Conversation with Sheldon Spotted Elk
Podcast

Radio Kempe: “Call to Action” Podcast Series: Kinship Care

June 6, 2022
An interview with Ali Caliendo
Podcast

Radio Kempe: “Call to Action” Podcast Series: Mandated Reporting

January 3, 2022
An interview with Mical Raz
Podcast

Radio Kempe: “Call to Action” Podcast Series: No Intake, No Foster Care

April 21, 2023
An interview with Eva Coles
Podcast

Radio Kempe: “Call to Action” Podcast Series: The Promise of Restorative Practices in Child Welfare

March 1, 2022
An interview with Sharon Inglis
Podcast

Radio Kempe: “Call to Action” Podcast Series: The Termination of Parental Rights or the Civil Death Penalty

July 5, 2022
An interview with Christopher Church
Podcast

Radio Kempe: “Call to Action” Podcast Series: You Do Have Power!

March 21, 2023
An interview with Patty Chin
Podcast

Radio Kempe: Get to Know Kathi Wells: Her Vision and Dream for the Kempe Center

May 16, 2024
A conversation with Kathi Wells and Michelle Davis
Podcast

Radio Kempe: Navigating the mental health care system

April 5, 2024
A conversation with Lauren McCarthy
Podcast

Radio Kempe: Reflecting on 100 Years of Children’s Rights

April 24, 2024
A conversation with Warren Binford
Podcast

Radio Kempe: The Challenge of 21st Century Child Abuse

May 1, 2024
A conversation with Ernie Allen
Podcast

Radio Kempe: To Trouble the Comfortable and Comfort the Troubled: Championing the Voices of Families

May 13, 2021
A Conversation with Progressive Legal Advocate Vivek Sankaran
Podcast

Radio Kempe: Where have we been, where do we go? Child Welfare and the Kempe Center at Our 50th Anniversary

September 27, 2022
An interview with Dr. Allison Kempe, Annie Kempe, Dr. Richard Krugman and Dr. Donald Bross
Podcast

Radio Kempe: Where the Light Beams Part 1: You are the Prize

September 8, 2021
A Conversation with Amnoni (pronounced Ah-mon-knee) Myers
Podcast

Radio Kempe: Where the Light Beams Part 2: Amnoni Calls Us Forth

September 15, 2021
A Conversation with Amnoni (pronounced Ah-mon-knee) Myers
Video

Rocky Mountain MST Network

March 8, 2024
Community Resource

SafeCare® Colorado Fact Sheet

February 23, 2024
Publications and Articles

Saving Oregon Families, One Regulation at a Time

January 25, 2011
Authors: Warren Binford
Source: Oregon Live
Publications and Articles

Soul Echoes

September 21, 2023
Authors: CU Center for Bioethics and Humanities
Source: CU Center for Bioethics and Humanities
Video

Soul Echoes: World Premiere – A 30-minute vocal drama – choreographed for dance & scored for string quartet, two voices & fixed media/electronics.

Publications and Articles

Speaker Recounts Fight to Keep Migrant Families Together

Authors: Guest contributor: Carie Behounek writes about science and healthcare.
Media

Statement on Gender-Affirming Care

February 26, 2022
Publications and Articles

The Battered Child Syndrome-Reflection and Responsibility

March 7, 2024
Authors: Richard L. Byyny, MD, FACP
Source: The Pharos/Winter 2024
Video

The CARE Network Program

May 5, 2023
Video

The Colorado Child Welfare Training System (CWTS) Program

Publications and Articles

The Decision-Making Ecology

June 15, 2013
Authors: Baumann, D.J., Dalgleish, L., Fluke, J., Kern, H. K.
Source: American Humane Association: Denver
Publications and Articles

The Impact of Worker and Agency Characteristics on FGC Referrals in Child Welfare

August 13, 2017
Authors: Allan, H., Harlaar, N., Hollinshead, D., Drury, I., and Merkel-Holguin, L.
Source: Children and Youth Services Review
Video

The Kempe Center – 50 Years

June 8, 2022
Video

TRIP Program

June 14, 2023
Publications and Articles

U.S. Health and Human Services, Administration for Children, Youth and Families, Children’s Bureau

Community Resource

Updated trends in child maltreatment, 2022

March 14, 2024
Publications and Articles

US: ‘Remain in Mexico’ Harms Children, Families.

January 5, 2021
Source: Human Rights Watch
Publications and Articles

Using Multi-Site Experimental and Quasi-Experimental Designs to Evaluate a Common Practice in Child Welfare

Authors: Maher, E., Allan, H., Merkel-Holguin, L., and Corwin, T.
Source: SAGE Research Methods
Video

Webinar Mandatory Reporting Still A Policy without Reason: Mical Raz

May 6, 2024