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Revisiting Conventional Wisdom: What Do We Know from 30 Years of Research on Sibling Placement in Foster Care?
Feb 9, 2021

Efforts to place sibling groups together in foster care have long been considered best practice and is required under federal law.

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What lessons can the child welfare system take from the COVID-19 pandemic?
Feb 2, 2021

The COVID-19 pandemic has drawn greater attention to the plight of abused and neglected children.

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Allostatic Load and Biological Aging Indicators in the MIDUS National Survey
Feb 1, 2021

Researchers reviewed literature utilizing measures of allostatic load and biological aging to highlight the differences with respect to biological markers employed and approach toward scale construction.

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New scholarship to benefit students working in child welfare
Jan 22, 2021

To help address the racial and ethnic disproportionality and disparity in the child welfare system, Penn State’s Child Maltreatment Solutions Network has established the Reducing Disparities in Child Welfare Scholarship.

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A HUGE Fostering Lions Program thank you
Jan 19, 2021

A HUGE Fostering Lions Program thank you

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Meaningful Engagement of Patient Advisors in Research: Towards Mutually Beneficial Relationships
Jan 19, 2021

Researchers aimed to describe the context and processes used to engage patients effectively.

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Uninterruptible Power Supply Improves Precision of Telomere Length Measurement via qPCR
Jan 19, 2021

Researchers investigated how using a UPS influenced TL assessment via qPCR. Standard deviation and coefficient of variation across replicates were compared for samples assessed with or without the use of an uninterruptible power source (UPS).

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Fostering Lions Program receives scholarship to assist students
Jan 5, 2021

The Rohrbach/Shuey Family Scholarship will provide support to students with unforeseen situations including tuition, housing, food, clothing, and transportation.

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Parental stress biology and mental health symptoms affect young children
Dec 7, 2020

Parental depression and anxiety can have profound effects on children.

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Rural Availability of Sexual Assault Nurse Examiners (SANEs)
Dec 6, 2020

Sexual assault care provided by sexual assault nurse examiners (SANEs) is associated with improved health and prosecutorial outcomes.

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