Child Welfare Research
- Pediatricians Urged: Stay Alert to Link Between Domestic Violence and Child Abuse
An article published in the May issue of the "Archives of Pediatrics & Adolescent Medicine" indicates that pediatricians often fail to detect domestic violence among parents of their patients. ...
- Justice Bureau Examines Rates of Violence Against Women
Violent acts against women committed by their spouses or other intimate partners declined from 1993 to 1998. In 1998, intimate partners committed about 876,340 violent crimes against women...
- Legislators Group Focusing on Community-Based Child Protection
State legislators are the targets of a national project to promote community-based child protection.
The National Conference of State Legislatures, with funding from the Edna McConnell Clark...
- CDC Funds Demonstration Projects to Prevent Intimate Partner and Sexual Violence
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention will address the urgent public health problem of intimate partner and sexual violence by funding new demonstration projects. Since minority women,...
- Way Cleared in Oregon for Access to Adoption Records
The U.S. Supreme Court refused May 30 to block an Oregon law allowing adult adoptees age 21 and older to obtain their original birth certificates. The High Court's decision allowed the law to...
- Legislative Updates
Following are short summaries of current congressional bills of interest to professionals working in child abuse and neglect, child welfare, and adoption. To learn more about any of these bills,...
- Congress Convenes Research Briefing on Early Childhood Intervention Programs
Three renowned scholars discussed the nature and policy implications of the latest academic research on early childhood intervention programs at the U.S. Capitol on May 10th.
- Social Workers Can Draw from New Online Resource
Stay abreast of developments in the social services-related field with the new Social Services InfoNet website (http://www.socservices.com), offering one-stop Internet browsing. Keep links at...