• October 2018
  • Vol. 19, No. 8

Child Welfare Research

We highlight how electronic health-care records can help identify quality preventive health measures for children in foster care and an article stressing the importance of taking a broad-scale approach to understanding the needs of children in foster care.

  • Study Eyes Use of Electronic Health Records to Test Preventive Measures for Kids in Foster Care
    While children in foster care generally have greater physical, developmental, and psychological needs than their peers, preventive health measures for these children are largely untested. A recent...

  • Shifting the Focus of Foster Care Research From Problems to Needs
    Research on children in foster care has tended to focus overwhelmingly on their problems rather than their needs, according to a recent literature review. The authors point out that when needs...