• November 2014
  • Vol. 15, No. 10

Child Welfare Research

This month, CBX points to a research brief highlighting how consumers of child welfare research can access data from the field and use them to inform their work on issues related to vulnerable children and families. We also feature a bulletin examining national- and State-level disproportionality rates for children of color in foster care.

  • Child Welfare Data Sources
    The State Policy Advocacy and Reform Center (SPARC) published a research brief highlighting how consumers of child welfare research can access data from the field and use them to inform their work...
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  • Children of Color and Disproportionality in Foster Care
    A recently published bulletin from the National Council of Juvenile and Family Court Judges (NCJFCJ) uses the latest data from the Adoption and Foster Care Analysis and Reporting System (AFCARS)...
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  • Justice System Involvement and Out-of-Home Care Placement
    Youth who have been placed in out-of-home care are more likely to become involved with the justice system than their peers who have not been placed into care. A recent article published in the...
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  • Migration and Child Welfare
    The summer 2014 issue of FOCUS, the newsletter of the Foster Family-Based Treatment Association (FFTA), highlights migration and its implications for child welfare services in the United States....
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  • LGBTQ Youth in Maryland Education, Foster Care, Juvenile Justice
    A June 2014 Youth Equality Alliance (YEA) report, Living in the Margins, examines the challenges lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and questioning (LGBTQ) youth often encounter as they navigate...
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