• February 2020
  • Vol. 21, No. 1

Child Welfare Research

We highlight a study that focuses on the effect early childhood home visiting programs have on maltreatment outcomes for mothers with at least one substantiated report of maltreatment and an article about how maltreatment prevention efforts can benefit from a public health approach.

  • Home Visitation as a Promising Intervention for Child Welfare-Involved Families
    Early childhood home visiting programs have been shown to be effective in preventing child maltreatment and improving birth outcomes, child health and development, maternal health and life course...
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  • Adopting a Public Health Approach for Maltreatment Prevention
    A recent article in Child Abuse & Neglect discusses how maltreatment prevention efforts can benefit from a public health approach, which may be unfamiliar to those who have been trained in social...
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