• May 2013
  • Vol. 14, No. 4

Child Welfare Research

CBX points to research about relationship education programs for youth in foster care, the health and social consequences of adverse childhood experiences, and other news from the child welfare field.

  • Social Consequences of Adverse Experiences
    Highlighting the findings from the Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACE) study, a special issue of the Journal of Prevention and Intervention in the Community focuses on using ACE research to inform...

  • Evaluating Home Visiting Programs
    The Affordable Care Act increased investments in Maternal, Infant, and Early Childhood Home Visitation programs, making evaluating program effectiveness more important than ever. A new publication...

  • Youth Relationship Education in Foster Care
    Research shows that many teens in foster care engage in risky sexual behavior, such as having sex for the first time at a young age and using contraceptives incorrectly. Adolescence is a confusing...

  • Reconsidering Intercountry Adoption
    In January 2011, UNICEF estimated that the global orphan population had increased to more than 150 million children, up from 132 million in 2008, with 18 million orphaned by both parents. In...