• Dec 2009/Jan 2010
  • Vol. 10, No. 10

Child Welfare Research

Research from the child welfare field includes the latest evidence-based research on prevention, suggestions for adoption terminology, data on international child maltreatment and prevention, and foster care drift.

  • The Future of Children Focuses on Prevention
    The Fall 2009 issue of The Future of Children presents some of the latest available research on evidence-based policies and programs designed to prevent child maltreatment. Contributors examine...

  • Recasting "Adoption Displacement"
    The term "adoption displacement" has become increasingly accepted as a way to refer to the situation of adopted children who return to foster care or group care. In a recent article in...

  • UNICEF Releases International Data on Maltreatment
    A worldwide report on global efforts to protect children was recently released by UNICEF. Progress for Children: A Report Card on Child Protection represents an extensive effort to provide...

  • Barriers to Permanency After TPR
    While termination of parental rights (TPR) can be a barrier to permanency for children who cannot return to their birth families, there are many other barriers that may delay or prevent permanency...