• March 2010
  • Vol. 11, No. 2

Child Welfare Research

Research from the child welfare field includes a look back at ASFA and articles on screening for prenatal substance exposure and testing a collaborative approach to family assessment.

  • ASFA 12 Years After: A Look at Consequences and Lessons Learned
    The intended and unintended consequences of the Adoption and Safe Families Act of 1997 (ASFA), and the degree to which ASFA has promoted the goals of safety, permanency, and well-being for...

  • Screening and Responding to Prenatal Substance Exposure
    Prenatal exposure to alcohol and other drugs can negatively impact infant and child development and lead to poor outcomes for the child and family. An article published in the journal Children and...

  • Illinois' Integrated Assessment Process
    The Illinois Integrated Assessment (IA) is a unique approach designed to meet behavioral, mental, and developmental health needs of the child welfare population and achieve positive outcomes for...