Child Protection

Featured

Children who live in impoverished conditions or who experience traumatic events face numerous challenges as they develop. RAND conducts research on issues that affect child welfare such as poverty, abuse and neglect, foster care, adoption, child protective services, and other government services designed to protect children and encourage family stability.

  • Fotolia_55646504_Subscription_Monthly_XXL

    Project

    CBITS Offers Online Training and Support to Improve Mental Health of Children and Families

    Sep 11, 2012

    The Cognitive Behavioral Intervention for Trauma in Schools (CBITS) program is a school-based, group, and individual intervention. CBITS is designed to reduce symptoms of post-traumatic stress disorder, depression, and behavioral problems, and to improve grades and attendance, peer and parent support, and coping skills.

  • preschool boy and girl being creative

    Blog

    Investing in Children

    May 31, 2013

    The historic objective of Children's Day — celebrated in many European countries on the first day of June — was not simply to celebrate children for who they are, but to bring attention to children around the world who suffer from exploitation, violence, and discrimination.

Explore Child Welfare