• Dec 2005/Jan 2006
  • Vol. 6, No. 10

Child Welfare Research

  • Two Studies of Racial Disproportionality
    Racial disproportionality in child welfare is widely acknowledged, and studies are now focused on identifying the types of disparity, as well as where in the process the unequal treatment occurs....

  • Improving Home Visitors' Skills
    Success of home visitation may depend on the specific competencies and skills of the home visitor, according to a recent study that explored the difficulty and frequency of situations encountered...

  • Preparing an Agency for Disaster
    In the wake of Hurricanes Katrina and Rita, many child welfare agencies have begun to review their own disaster preparedness plans. Carmen Weisner, former Assistant Secretary of the Louisiana...