• April 2011
  • Vol. 12, No. 3

Child Welfare Research

Child Welfare News reports on new publications dealing with adoption trends, differential response, and comparisons of kinship and foster care.

  • Trends in Adoption From Foster Care
    The impact of Federal legislation on the number of children in foster care awaiting adoption is the focus of a new issue brief from Fostering Connections, Number of Children Adopted From Foster...

  • New York State Pilot of Differential Response
    In 2007, the New York State Legislature authorized the temporary use of differential response programs in local departments of social services outside of New York City. To date, 19 New York...

  • Health Outcomes and Family Services in Kinship vs. Foster Care
    Conflicting evidence has been reported in the literature regarding outcomes for youth in kinship versus nonrelative foster care placements. To explore these findings, a recent study in the...