• March 2003
  • Vol. 4, No. 2

Child Welfare Research

  • Experts Disagree About Benefits of Child Welfare Privatization
    Growing numbers of public child welfare agencies are entering into arrangements with private entities to provide services for children and families. However, experts do not always agree on the...

  • Kinship Care Policies Differ by State, Continue to Evolve
    Almost all States give preference in out-of-home placement to kin over non-kin foster parents. However, how States provide kin deferential treatment in, or alternatives to, the traditional foster...

  • Study Shows Preschool Can Help Prevent Child Abuse
    New findings from a University of Wisconsin-Madison longitudinal study provide evidence that preschool programs positively impact not only school readiness and performance, but also long-term...