• February 2010
  • Vol. 11, No. 1

Child Welfare Research

Research from the child welfare field includes the latest look at what States are doing to reduce racial disproportionality in child welfare, reintegrating youth with severe mental challenges, and adapting home visiting programs for nonparent caregivers.

  • States' Efforts to Reduce Racial Disproportionality
    States continue to be challenged by the disproportionate representation of children from certain racial or ethnic communities in their child welfare systems. A new report from the Alliance for...

  • Reintegrating Youth Who Have Severe Emotional and Behavioral Problems
    Youth with severe emotional and behavioral health problems in the foster care system face special challenges in obtaining services and in reunification with family and reintegration into the...

  • Home Visiting for Kinship and Other Caregivers
    The Center for Law and Social Policy (CLASP) recently released a report analyzing how home visiting services (e.g., child assessments, parent education) can be best used by, and expanded to,...