• April 2014
  • Vol. 15, No. 4

Child Welfare Research

We point to research on the feasibility and efficacy of supplementing a new mother's residential substance-abuse treatment with a brief and rigorous attachment-based parenting program, a report on efforts to improve permanence efforts in four States through the use of permanency roundtables, and more.

  • Differential Response in Illinois
    In 2009, the National Quality Improvement Center on Differential Response selected three research and demonstration sites to implement and evaluate differential response (DR). As one of the sites,...
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  • Study Examines Attachment-Based Parenting
    The Infant Mental Health Journal recently published findings from a research study that examined the feasibility and efficacy of supplementing a new mother's residential substance-abuse treatment...
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  • Outcomes of Permanency Roundtables for Youth
    Permanency roundtables (PRTs) have emerged as a strategy for expediting legal permanence for youth. In 2010, Casey Family Programs spearheaded the Multi-Site Accelerated Permanency Project...
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  • Improving Mental Health Services to Children
    According to a recent report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 20 percent of children experience a diagnosable mental health disorder (such as depression, anxiety, attention...
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