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ACYCP Board Member Bios

James Freeman has worked with marginalized children and families for over 25 years in a variety of practice settings, including out-of-school, family camping, international sports, residential care, and community-based programs. He holds a masters degree in organizational leadership and is the director of the Training Institute at Casa Pacifica Centers for Children and Families. He has served on the boards of the Association of Children’s Residential Centers, the Child and Youth Care Certification Board, and the International Child and Youth Care Network where he is co-editor of CYC-Net ( He has trained child and youth care workers across the United States and Canada as well as in South Africa, Eastern Europe, Scotland, and Australia. He lives in southern California with his wife and three children and can be reached at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..


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ACYCP calls the US government to urgently ratify the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child.

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FICE 2017

The Journal of Child and Youth Care Work
Volume 25: Trauma Informed Practice

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The International Child & Youthcare Network (CYC-Net) is a registered non-profit and public benefit
organisation in South Africa (031-323-NPO, PBO 930015296), running in terms of its own Constitution.