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Sociology 2133 Child Advocacy Studies (CAST)

Academic Search Premier - Includes articles from sociology journals.

ERIC - Articles in education journals and other resources.

Opposing Viewpoints - Research the pros and cons of issues.

ProQuest Global Newsstream - Newspaper articles from the US and around the world.

Psychology and Behavioral Science Collection - Articles from over 400 psychology and behavioral sciences journals.

SIRS Issues Researcher - Includes pro and con articles linked to specific issues.

Statista - A large collection of statistics, infographics, and market study reports.

NWCC Library Books - Search the library catalog for books at any Learning Resource Center.

Sociology - EBSCO eBooks

Failure to Protect - An online video examining policies and decisions made concerning child welfare in our society.

Sociology Video Collection - Search for streaming videos on sociology from Films on Demand.

NBC Learn Higher Ed - News clips, documents, and images.

Administration for Children and Families - U.S. Department of Health and Human Services' site for Children & Families; includes information about adoption and foster care, child abuse and neglect, child care and support, disabilities, etc.

Child Labor in U. S. History - Child Labor Public Education Project of the University of Iowa Labor Center

Child Welfare Information Gateway - Home page for the Child Welfare Information Gateway.

Orphan Trains of Kansas from the Kansas Collection - Brief accounts and information about the orphan trains of Kansas.

Indian Child Welfare Act - The National Indian Child Welfare Association provides information about ICWA—the Indian Child Welfare Act.

Texas Department of Family and Protective Services - Statistical data for the United States.

Project Safe Childhood - The U.S. Department of Justice's Protect Safe Childhood site about national public awareness campaign for protecting children from online exploitation and abuse.

Child Trauma Academy - Provides resources and information on the effects of trauma on children and how teachers, professionals, and caregivers can work with traumatized children.

Child Trafficking - ECPAT—End Child Prostitution, Child Pornography, and Trafficking of Children for Sexual Purposes—USA site.

Children’s Defense Fund - The Children's Defense Fund seeks to be the voice for all American children.

National Council on Family Relations - Provides an educational forum for family researchers, educators, and practitioners to share in the development and dissemination of information about families and family relationships.

National Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA) - CASA volunteers watch over and advocate for abused and neglected children to make sure they don't get lost in the legal and social service systems.

National Voice of Foster Parents - The only national organization that supports foster parents.

Databases

Academic Search Premier - Includes articles from sociology journals.

ERIC - Articles in education journals and other resources.

Opposing Viewpoints - Research the pros and cons of issues.

Psychology and Behavioral Science Collection - Articles from over 400 psychology and behavioral sciences journals.

ProQuest Global Newsstream - Newspaper articles from the US and around the world.

SIRS Issues Researcher - Includes pro and con articles linked to specific issues.

Statista - A large collection of statistics, infographics, and market study reports.

Books

NWCC Library Books - Search the library catalog for books at any Learning Resource Center.

Sociology - EBSCO eBooks

Videos

Failure to Protect - An online video examining policies and decisions made concerning child welfare in our society.

Sociology Video Collection - Search for streaming videos on sociology from Films on Demand.

NBC Learn Higher Ed - News clips, documents, and images.

Websites

Administration for Children and Families - U.S. Department of Health and Human Services' site for Children & Families; includes information about adoption and foster care, child abuse and neglect, child care and support, disabilities, etc.

Child Labor in U. S. History - Child Labor Public Education Project of the University of Iowa Labor Center

Child Welfare Information Gateway - Home page for the Child Welfare Information Gateway.

Orphan Trains of Kansas from the Kansas Collection - Brief accounts and information about the orphan trains of Kansas.

Indian Child Welfare Act - The National Indian Child Welfare Association provides information about ICWA—the Indian Child Welfare Act.

Texas Department of Family and Protective Services - Statistical data for the United States.

Project Safe Childhood - The U.S. Department of Justice's Protect Safe Childhood site about national public awareness campaign for protecting children from online exploitation and abuse.

Child Trauma Academy - Provides resources and information on the effects of trauma on children and how teachers, professionals, and caregivers can work with traumatized children.

Child Trafficking - ECPAT—End Child Prostitution, Child Pornography, and Trafficking of Children for Sexual Purposes—USA site.

Children’s Defense Fund - The Children's Defense Fund seeks to be the voice for all American children.

National Council on Family Relations - Provides an educational forum for family researchers, educators, and practitioners to share in the development and dissemination of information about families and family relationships.

National Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA) - CASA volunteers watch over and advocate for abused and neglected children to make sure they don't get lost in the legal and social service systems.

National Voice of Foster Parents - The only national organization that supports foster parents.