• December 2016
  • Vol. 17, No. 9

Child Welfare Research

Read an article by the Harvard University Center on the Developing Child that looks at how emerging insights from child development science can be used to improve outcomes for children and families in the child welfare system, as well as reports covering the child health-care rates in the United States and tips on how to help youth in foster care reach college.

  • Using Racial Impact Assessment Tools for Effective Policymaking
    A new study by the Annie E. Casey Foundation shows that using tools specifically designed to measure the impact of proposed policy changes on racial and ethnic groups is an effective way of...

  • More Research Needed on Interviewing Alleged Abuse Victims
    According to child protection educators, more research is needed to determine the benefit of using anatomical dolls and body diagrams in forensic interviews in child abuse cases,. The Gundersen...

  • State Efforts to Help Families Attain Lasting Well-Being
    A new report on extensive and ongoing efforts by three States to help families break the cycle of poverty and achieve sustainable well-being offers lessons and opportunities for other States,...