• September 2005
  • Vol. 6, No. 7

Child Welfare Research

  • Improving Effectiveness of Child Abuse Investigations
    In a recent article published in "Trauma, Violence, & Abuse," researchers examined seven approaches to child abuse investigations that are considered "best practice" in the child welfare...

  • State Child Welfare Legislation 2004
    The National Conference of State Legislatures (NCSL) highlights significant State child welfare legislation enacted in 2004 in its most recent annual report, "State Child Welfare Legislation:...

  • Sampling Bias in Using Medicaid Data to Identify Children in Foster Care
    A recent study suggests that Medicaid data alone may not be reliable for determining the true needs and costs of providing health care services to children in foster care. Researchers found a...

  • New Resources for Dependency Courts
    New resources are available to facilitate collaboration between child welfare workers and court personnel involved with dependency courts. By promoting collaboration, these resources may help...

  • New Protections for Children as Research Subjects
    The Office of Human Research Protections (OHRP) recently published guidance on the use of children as subjects in all research funded or conducted by the U.S. Department of Health and Human...

  • Using NSCAW Research to Improve Policy and Practice
    Researchers from universities and private organizations recently presented findings on child maltreatment research, based on data from the National Survey of Child and Adolescent Well-Being...