• February 2014
  • Vol. 15, No. 2

Child Welfare Research

CBX looks at research on meeting the needs of infants and toddlers who experience maltreatment, risk factors that make girls more susceptible to involvement with both the child welfare and juvenile justice systems, and a report exploring teen birth rates among youth involved with child protective services in Los Angeles County, CA.

  • Serving Young Children With Special Needs
    Even with thousands of children receiving early intervention and special education services in Missouri, many children and families in the State are underserved. To better meet their needs, the...

  • The Unique Needs of Infants and Toddlers
    Almost 200,000 children under the age of 3 come into contact with the child welfare system every year. Although young children are extremely vulnerable, the first years of life are a time when...

  • Risk Factors for Female Crossover Youth
    An April 2013 issue brief by Advocates for Children and Youth (ACY) provides an overview of existing research, the unique risk factors of, and the trends associated with teen girls involved with...

  • Birth Rates Among CPS-Involved Youth
    Research has shown that youth who have involvement with child protective services (CPS) are at risk for negative outcomes across many domains, including teen birth rates. The Conrad N. Hilton...

  • Helping Young Children Succeed
    The Annie E. Casey Foundation recently published a new KIDS COUNT Policy Report addressing the importance of investing in the earliest years of child development. A child's first 8 years are...