• February/March 2002
  • Vol. 3, No. 2

Child Welfare Research

  • FAMILIES COUNT Honorees Named by Annie E. Casey Foundation
    Faith-based, Hispanic, and neighborhood organizations were among eight recipients of "Families Count" awards from the Annie E. Casey Foundation in November. The organizations each received...

  • Surveys Give Snapshot of How Child Welfare Services Are Organized, Delivered
    State and local child welfare administrators in the United States are increasingly focused on collaboration, permanency planning, and innovations in service delivery—these are among the initial...

  • Report Offers First Insights into “Fragile Families”
    Policy makers and program directors can gain a deeper understanding of "fragile families"—unwed parents raising their child together—from a new national report. Fragile families are at a...

  • Overlaying with Bruises/Abrasions Indicates Possible Abuse
    A recent study of infants who suffocated after "overlaying" offers insights for investigators of child fatalities. "Overlaying" refers to instances when a larger, sleeping individual rolls on...