- February 2007
- Vol. 8, No. 1
Child Welfare Research
- New Restrictions for Adoptions From China
The Chinese Government has notified the U.S. Department of State about new restrictions on parents who wish to adopt from China. On December 21, the Chinese Government's China Center for Adoption...
- Hague Adoption Convention Updates
The United States is nearing its goal of ratification and full implementation of the Hague Convention on Protection of Children and Cooperation in Respect of Intercountry Adoption. The Convention...
- Adoption for Military Families
The unique challenges faced by military families pursuing adoption, as well as the strengths of these families, are the focus of a new guide from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services...
- Family Strengthening Programs for Incarcerated Substance Abusers
A recent study found that family strengthening programs adapted for use with substance abuse offenders and their children showed improvements in family functioning and led to attitude shifts...
- Evaluating Parenting Programs
Parents who are at risk for child maltreatment may benefit from parent education and training programs targeted for the age of the children, the type of abuse or neglect that has placed the...
- The Rights and Well-Being of Birth Parents
A recent study by the Evan B. Donaldson Adoption Institute suggests that the rights and needs of biological parents who place their children for adoption are often misunderstood or neglected. The...