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  • February 2018
  • Vol. 19, No. 1

Child Welfare Research

Read a report that highlights the need for protective relationships for youth aging out of care and an article that discusses California's trauma screening implementation process and its implications for other child welfare systems as they implement their own screening processes.

  • Bridging Relational Gaps for Youth in Foster Care
    Youth transitioning out of foster care are faced with numerous challenges and disadvantages. Of the 20,000 youth who age out of foster care in the United States each year, only about half attain...
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  • Screening for Trauma-Related and Mental Health Needs in California's Child Welfare Systems
    Many children involved in child welfare have experienced trauma in one form or another, including interpersonal violence, accidents, injuries, maltreatment, and other adverse childhood...
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