• October 2014
  • Vol. 15, No. 9

Child Welfare Research

This month, CBX points to research on the combined effects of experiencing violent trauma as well as nonviolent interpersonal trauma, in addition to a review of State policies on using psychotropic medication with children in foster care.

  • The President's 2015 Budget and Child Welfare
    First Focus recently released a factsheet outlining the child welfare-related initiatives contained in President Obama's budget request to Congress for the 2015 Federal fiscal year. The document...

  • Combined Effects of Interpersonal Violence and Attachment-Based Trauma
    Trauma of any type can have significant negative effects on youth. Many youth in child welfare have experienced both violent trauma that was severe and repeated, as well as nonviolent...

  • State Policies Regarding Psychotropic Medications
    The use of psychotropic medications by children in foster care has come to the forefront of child welfare over the past 10 years, with especially heightened attention in the past several years....