• May 2016
  • Vol. 17, No. 3

Child Welfare Research

Find a brief examining the child welfare field's use of congregate care, a study on the challenges faced by children whose parents have been incarcerated, and more.

  • Challenges for Children With Incarcerated Parents
    Having a parent in prison adds trauma to the lives of children who may have already experienced more hardship than children whose parents have not been in prison. These traumas can lead to toxic...

  • Reducing the Use of Congregate Care
    In order to provide more children and youth in out-of-home care with stable, home-like placements, the child welfare field is moving away from the use of congregate care for long-term placements...

  • Adoption Medicine and the Health of Adopted Children
    An article in the National Council for Adoption's Adoption Advocate discusses the importance of adoption medicine to the health and well-being of children who have been adopted. The article...

  • First 5 Ventura County's Parent Survey Evaluation
    Social Policy Research Associates published an evaluation report on a parent survey analyzing First 5 Ventura County (F5VC), a Los Angeles, CA, community-based organization advocating for the...