• September 2012
  • Vol. 13, No. 8

Child Welfare Research

CBX points to research comparing child abuse and neglect in rural versus urban areas, the effect of therapeutic mentoring on youth behavioral and educational outcomes, and a literature review on housing needs and outcomes common among youth who age out of foster care.

  • Preventing Domestic and Sexual Violence in Indian Country
    A bulletin prepared by the Alaska Native Tribal Health Consortium and the Alaska Native Epidemiology Center presents data about domestic and sexual violence among Native Americans. The brief is...
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  • Mentoring Improves Outcomes for Children in Foster Care
    Children and youth in foster care who form positive relationships through therapeutic mentoring experience significantly better behavioral and educational outcomes than their peers, according to a...
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  • Housing for Newly Independent Youth
    The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, Office of Policy Development and Research, recently published a literature review on housing needs and outcomes common among youth who age out...
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  • Comparing CAN in Rural and Urban Areas
    Certain child and family characteristics make cases of abuse and neglect more likely to be substantiated—or confirmed—by child protective services (CPS) in rural versus urban settings,...
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