Children’s Bureau Express: Key national Indicators of Child Well-Being

The Federal Interagency Forum on Child and Family Statistics, or the Forum, has produced a report that centers on 41 key indicators of important aspects of children’s lives in seven domains: family and social environment, economic circumstances, health care, physical environment and safety, behavior, education, and health. The report, America’s Children: Key National Indicators of…

Michael Lawler, PhD: Improving the well-being of American Indian children, families and communities

Improving the well-being of American Indian children, families and communities American Indian populations bear a disproportionate burden from risk factors related to poor health—learn more about new programs and social supports to improve quality of life. By Michael Lawler, PhD American Indian (including in this publication, Native American, Alaska Native and Native Hawaiian) children, youth,…

In The Moment … Reaching Out To End Child Sexual Abuse In South Dakota | SDPB Radio

Research from the Jolene’s Law Task Force indicates more than 4,000 South Dakota children suffer sexual abuse every year. The devastation spans all ethnic and socioeconomic groups in the state. You can learn more about the fight to end child sexual abuse in the state at the October 3rd open house for the Northeast REACH Multidisciplinary Team in Watertown. Joining us for more is Carrie Sanderson. She’s director of the Center for the Prevention of Child Maltreatment at the University of South Dakota.