• March 2009
  • Vol. 10, No. 2

Child Welfare Research

Learn how workload studies help set workload standards, the financial benefits of extending foster care services to young adults, and evidence-based guidelines for treatment foster care.

  • Workload in Child Protective and Child Welfare Services
    A number of studies have shown that adequate staffing and a manageable workload for child welfare workers lead to improved child safety and timely permanency. Workload analysis is essential to the...

  • Cost Benefits of Providing Foster Care Services to Young Adults
    A study of the costs and benefits of extending foster care services to young adults ages 18 to 23 indicates that such programs can provide a measurable financial benefit to society. The study...

  • Evidence-Based Practice in Treatment Foster Care
    Evidence-based practice in treatment foster care (TFC) is the subject of two new publications released by the Center for Advanced Studies in Child Welfare (CASCW) at the University of Minnesota...