Child Welfare Research
- What Makes Citizen Review Panels Effective?
Effective Citizen Review Panels can give a voice to the citizen-volunteers tasked with evaluating State child welfare systems; the extent of their effectiveness in influencing policy, however,...
- State Data Provide Key Information on Risk Factors for Infant Maltreatment
Children under the age of 1 year account for the largest percentage of maltreatment victims in this country. In a recent study, researchers investigated perinatal and sociodemographic risk factors...
- Early Intervention Foster Care Yields Positive Results for Permanency
A randomized trial of an Early Intervention Foster Care (EIFC) program found that preschoolers participating in the program had significantly fewer failed permanent placements than children in...