- March 2009
- Vol. 10, No. 2
- Children's Bureau Express
- Child Welfare Research
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...