• November 2009
  • Vol. 10, No. 9

Child Welfare Research

Research from the child welfare field includes surveys of State Part C coordinators about services, of judges about TPR, and of workers about job satisfaction.

  • Using Part C Services for Social-Emotional Well-Being
    Considerable variation exists in how States define "developmental delay" for the purpose of identifying infants and toddlers eligible for services through the Early Intervention Program...

  • Judges' Thoughts About Termination of Parental Rights
    Some judicial and child welfare professionals have raised concerns that the shortened timeframes for termination of parental rights (TPR) mandated by the Adoption and Safe Families Act of 1997...

  • Job Satisfaction for Public and Private Workers
    A recent study published in the Journal of Public Child Welfare compared job satisfaction and related issues for frontline workers in public agencies and those in private child welfare in...