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Children, Youth and Family Consortium

The Children, Youth and Family Consortium's web site is a bridge to a wide range of information and resources about children and families. It connects research, teaching, policy, and community practice. CYFC seeks to advance greater understanding, shared knowledge, and action that is informed and deliberate.

Review Date: March 20, 2013

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Children's Environmental Health Network

The Children's Environmental Health Network is a national multi-disciplinary project whose mission is to protect the developing child from environmental health hazards and promote a healthier environment. We focus on research, education, and policy. Our goals are to: promote the development of a sound public health and child-focused national policy; stimulate prevention-oriented research; educate health professionals, policy makers, and community members in preventive strategies; and elevate public awareness of environmental hazards to children.

Review Date: February 12, 2009

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Children's Rights Council

Founded in 1985, the Children's Rights Council (CRC) is a national non-profit organization that works to assure children meaningful and continuing interactions with both their parents and extended family regardless of the parents' marital status. CRC is genderless and does not advocate for men or for women, but for the best interests of children. CRC has chapters in most of the United States.

Review Date: September 09, 2011

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National Association of Social Workers, Inc.

The National Association of Social Workers (NASW) was founded in 1955 as a professional organization for social workers from a merger of seven predecessor organizations. It promotes the professional growth and development of its members, establishes and maintains professional standards of practice, and advances sound social policies and legislation. Major areas of concern include social work services, employment and economic support, health and mental health, education, human and civil rights, and quality assurance. NASW is also dedicated to the elimination of racism, sexism, and poverty.

Review Date: February 12, 2010

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