• October 2010
  • Vol. 11, No. 8

Child Welfare Research

Child welfare news brings you reports and statistics on such issues as child well-being, child fatalities, youth transitions, and mentoring parents.

  • Data on Child Well-Being in America
    Two new national reports provide easy access to current data on the well-being of children in America:America's Children in Brief: Key National Indicators of Well-Being, 2010The Federal...

  • Using Citizen Review Panels to Prevent Child Maltreatment Deaths
    Although child abuse rates appear to be declining in the United States, there has been no real change in the number of child maltreatment fatalities. In a new research study, "Effects of a...

  • Promising Results for Youth Transitioning in New York City
    The Academy, a program for New York City youth aging out of foster care, is helping youth achieve positive outcomes by bridging the gap between foster care and postcare services. Earlier this...

  • Innovative Approaches to Engaging Parents
    American Humane recently released a report that highlights two parent engagement programs designed to meet the immediate needs of families and to meaningfully involve parents in decision-making....