• Dec 2006/Jan 2007
  • Vol. 7, No. 9

Child Welfare Research

  • Overcoming Barriers to Interjurisdictional Placement
    While placements in foster or pre-adoptive homes across State lines may be in the best interests of many children in the child welfare system, such placements are often delayed due to...

  • Journal of Public Child Welfare Debuts
    Child welfare professionals employed in public agencies now have a periodical to call their own. The "Journal of Public Child Welfare" debuted this fall, with Volume 1, Number 1, hitting the...

  • Services for Younger Grandparent Caregivers
    Grandparents who are caregivers for grandchildren will now be eligible for supportive services at an earlier age. On October 17, President Bush signed the Older Americans Act Amendments of 2006...

  • Comparing Instruments for Family Assessment
    Valid and reliable instruments can help caseworkers with family assessment by structuring the collection of information and ensuring that relevant categories of information are included. A recent...

  • Factors Impacting Child Welfare Involvement
    In urban settings, child welfare involvement is strongly associated with poverty, while children's mental health problems appear to be a greater contributor to child welfare involvement in...