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The National Respite Coalition (NRC) is the policy arm of the ARCH National Respite Network and it also works with State respite coalitions to build State Lifespan Respite Systems. The Network is a membership organization of respite providers, family members, crisis nurseries, State and local agencies and organizations interested in and supporting respite and crisis servics. The Network maintains the National Respite Locator services at http://www.respitelocator.org and it also provides access to respite start-up manuals, factsheets, evaluation guides and more for both parents and professionals at http://www.archrespite.org.
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The ARCH National Respite Network includes the National Respite Locator Service, a service to help caregivers and professionals locate respite services in their community,and the National Respite Coalition, a service that advocates for preserving and promoting respite in policy and programs at the national, state, and local levels.
ARCH is a service of the Chapel Hill Training-Outreach Project, Inc. (http://www.chtop.org/).
- National Respite Coalition - http://www.archrespite.org/
- Respite Locator Service - http://www.respitelocator.org/
- Association of University Centers on Disabilities - http://www.aucd.org
- Developmental Disability Research Centers - http://www.aucd.org/ddrcportal/
- Interdisciplinary Leadership Training Programs - http://www.aucd.org/template/page.cfm?id=6
- UCEDD Resource Center - http://www.aucd.org/urc/
The goals of the CASCW include preparing graduate students to work in public social services; providing practitioners, policy makers, researchers, and educators with timely information and resources to strengthen the child welfare system's capacity to respond effectively to the families who use its services; and enhancing child welfare training.
Training Specific: Graduate Training and Funding -- Title IV-E Scholarship http://www.cehd.umn.edu/ssw/cascw/students/iveScholarship.asp.
- Child Welfare & Disabilities - http://www.cehd.umn.edu/ssw/cascw/research/Disabilities/
- EBP in Foster Parent Training - http://www.cehd.umn.edu/ssw/cascw/research/ebp/default.asp
- Adolescent Health - http://www.chcs.org/info-url_nocat5108/info-url_nocat_list.htm?attrib_id=8412
- Children With Special Needs - http://www.chcs.org/info-url_nocat5108/info-url_nocat_list.htm?attrib_id=8420
- Children's Behavioral Health - http://www.chcs.org/info-url_nocat5108/info-url_nocat_list.htm?attrib_id=8414
Training Specific: CICF is the home for interdisciplinary specialty training programs in intervention services for young children. These programs will provide graduate students opportunities to acquire the professional competencies and research skills that are needed to provide evidence based services to young children and their caregivers. For more information, see http://msass.case.edu/childrenandfamilies/trainout.html.
CICF is also involved in outreach and continuing education programs for professionals working with young children and their families in local and national social service programs. For more information, see http://msass.case.edu/childrenandfamilies/RTNO.html.
- Project Bridge - http://msass.case.edu/childrenandfamilies/projectbridge.html
- ARCH National Respite Network - http://archrespite.org/
- FRIENDS CBCAP - http://www.friendsnrc.org/
- Family Resource Centers - http://chtop.org/Programs/FRC.html
Training Specific: One of CAN-Do's objectives is to provide State-of-the-art training. To achieve this goal, the CAN-Do Project is searching to identify the best training technologies on child abuse and children with disabilites. The goal is to create a state-of-the-art training system that can be customized and disseminated Statewide, and later nationwide. For more information about this training resource, see the CAN-Do website at http://disability-abuse.com/cando/abt.htm.
A service of the Children's Bureau, Administration for Children and Families, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Child Welfare Information Gateway provides access to programs, research, laws and policies, training resources, statistics, and much more.
24-hour Hotline is available via email to: Hotline@deafdove.org
Kidpower™ provides information, resources, and training on bullying prevention, child abuse prevention, stranger awareness, and personal safety for children, teens, and adults, including those with special needs.
NCWD/Youth is funded by a grant administered by the Office of Disability Employment Policy (ODEP) at the U.S. Department of Labor.
NICHCY services are made possible through funding from the Office of Special Education Programs (OSEP), U.S. Department of Education.
- Emotional or Behavioral Disorders Programs - http://www.pacer.org/ebd/
- For Youth Only - http://www.pacer.org/foryouthonly/
- Family-toFamily Health Information Center - http://www.pacer.org/health/
- National Bullying Prevention Center - http://www.pacerkidsagainstbullying.org/#/home
- American Indian Parent Network - http://www.pacer.org/aipn/
- Dispute Resolution Project - http://www.pacer.org/disputeresolution/
- Education and Training - http://www.partnership.vcu.edu/education_training.html
The FASD Center is a Federal initiative of the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA), U. S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS).
- Spaulding Institute for Family and Community Development - http://spaulding.org/institute/
- National Resource Center for Adoption (NRCA) - http://spaulding.org/nrca/
- Child and Family Services - http://spaulding.org/cfs/
To locate an Arc chapter in or near your community, please see http://www.thearc.org/page.aspx?pid=2437.
TLG is funded in part by the National Institute on Disability and Rehabilation Research (NIDRR), U.S. Department of Education. TLG was awarded a grant by the NIDRR to continue its work through the National Center for Parents With Disabilities and Their Families. The National Center continues TLG's overall mission of empowering parents and potential parents with disabilities by disseminating disability-appropriate information regarding parenting to parents, disability advocates, and legal, medical, intervention and social services providers.
- National Services - http://www.lookingglass.org/services/national-services
- Children and Youth - http://womensrefugeecommission.org/programs/youth
- Adolescent Girls - http://womensrefugeecommission.org/programs/adolescent-girls
- Migrant Rights & Justice - http://womensrefugeecommission.org/programs/migrant-rights
- Disabilities - http://womensrefugeecommission.org/programs/disabilities
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