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Most Recent Publications

The Center on Immigration and Child Welfare – December 2023
International Social Service-USA – October 2023

International Social Service-USA – April 2022

Ukraine Crisis Fact Sheet
International Social Service (ISS) – March 2022

ISS Operations Brief
International Social Service (ISS) – March 2022

Five Key Steps in Remote Assessments
International Social Service, USA – April 2021

ISS 2019-2020 Global Report
International Social Service (ISS) – March 2021

Staff Recipe Book
International Social Service, USA – 2020

International Social Service, USA – January 2019

Consular and Embassy Staff Guide On Cross-Border Child Welfare
International Social Service, USA – August 2018

Children on the Move Guide in Spanish (Niños y Niñas en Situación de Migración)
International Social Service, General Secretariat in partnership with International Social Service, USA and Saint Francis Ministries – July 201

Developing Sustainable Repatriation and Reintegration Programs for Children and Families Separated by Borders
Center on Immigration and Child Welfare – July 2018

Older Publications

Children on the Move Guide (English)
International Social Service, General Secretariat – June 2017

The Role of Social Work in International Child Protection: Best Practices in Stakeholder Cooperation
Unifé Universidad Femenina Del Sagrado Corazón, Family Institute Magazine, Revista Persona Y Familia Nº 05 Año 2016 (Person and Family Issue No. 5) – December 2016.

Addressing the Root Causes of Migration by Building and Coordinating Social Services for Children and Families Across Borders in the Northern Triangle and Beyond
CWLA, Children’s Voice, Volume 25 – December 2016.

Inter-agency Guidelines on Children’s Reintegration

Moving Forward:  Implementing the “Guidelines for the Alternative Care of Children”
CELCIS, 2012. Moving Forward is a tool for informing and inspiring practitioners, organizations and governments across the globe who seek to provide the best possible rights-based care for children who are, or who may be, in need of alternative care.

Family Finding and Engagement Beyond the Bench: Working Across International Borders
Special Edition of the NCJFCJ Periodical – February 2012

Strengthening Global Child Welfare Strategies: The Collective Voices of 326 years in Alternative Care
For International Youth Summit 2012 – October 2012

Investigating the Grey Zones of Intercountry Adoption.
Editor – 2012

Eyes Wide Open: Adhering to the Fostering Connections Law and Confronting Barriers to Interjurisdictional Placements International Family Finding and Engagement.
American Bar Association  – 2011.

International Social Service: Addressing the Need for Intercountry Case Work
Chapter in Handbook of International Social Work: Human Rights, Development and the Global Profession – 2011.

The Role of Social Workers in International Legal Cooperation: Working Together to Serve the Best Interest of the Child
In publications for International Law Seminar at OAS – 2011.

CASA Judge’s Page: International Permanency Determinations: The Role of the Home Study in the Placement of Children outside of the U.S.


2021 Features

Child Welfare Information Gateway – Connecting Cross-Border Families

Finding Humanity – Separated: The Ethics of Adoption