• January/February 2001
  • Vol. 2, No. 1

Child Welfare Research

  • Abused Children Susceptible to Psychiatric and Substance Abuse Problems as Adults
    In two recent studies, researchers found that child abuse leads to psychiatric and substance problems later in life. Researchers from Virginia Commonwealth University studied women who were...

  • Study Calls for Reexamining How We Treat Young Children
    A reexamination of our treatment of young children is called for, in light of recent gains in scientific understanding, and changing social and economic conditions, according to a new study by the...

  • Survey Shows Parents Confused About Child Development
    How much do American adults know about child development? Not enough, indicates a national benchmark survey. Civitas, Zero to Three, and BRIO Corporation jointly sponsored the survey of 3,000...

  • Pediatricians Advised About Enhancing Brain Development in Young Foster Children
    New recommendations from the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) urge pediatricians to be "proactive advisors" to help caregivers, social workers, and the legal community meet the needs of young...

  • Interagency Government Body Addresses Needs of Children with Disabilities
    Improving and coordinating the delivery of services to children with disabilities is an ongoing task. It is the duty of the Federal Interagency Coordinating Council (FICC) to advise the Federal...

  • 2000 Green Book Offers Wealth of Information on Federal Social Programs
    The "2000 Green Book", the recently published publication of the House Committee on Ways and Means, provides a detailed look at major entitlement programs and other activities within the...