- February 2004
- Vol. 5, No. 1
Child Welfare News
- Involving Fathers and Their Families Through Family Group Decision Making
Historically, non-custodial fathers have been disengaged from the child welfare system. The advent of ASFA and recent Federal initiatives focused on fatherhood, however, have resulted in new...
- Realistic Expectations Found Key to Positive Outcomes in Special Needs Adoptions
A recent study of families who adopted children with special needs found parental expectations had a significant impact on parents' satisfaction with the adoption, the quality of the parent-child...
- In Appreciation
The child welfare community laments the loss of two distinguished and longstanding contributors.
William L. Pierce, Adoption Advocate
William L. Pierce, Ph.D., a leading champion of...
- Casey Foster Alumni Achieve Success in High School Graduation, Employment
Preliminary results from a national study of alumni of Casey Family Programs foster care services indicate many alumni are graduating high school (86 percent, including those obtaining a GED) and...
- Children of Incarcerated Parents: Research and Resources
More than 1.5 million minor children have a parent in the criminal justice system. Although the majority of these children reside with another parent or relative, studies indicate at least 3...