• July/August 2017
  • Vol. 18, No. 5

Child Welfare Research

We highlight an article about the development of the adolescent brain and how it affects risk and behavior, vulnerability to addiction, and mental health as well as an article that focuses on the changing trends in family structure.

  • The Power of the Adolescent Brain
    The video "The Power of the Adolescent Brain With Frances Jensen," produced by the Office of Adolescent Health within the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, is part of the TAG...

  • Changing Trends in U.S. Family Dynamics
    The dynamics of the family unit have changed significantly since the 1960s, with an upswing in the number of complex families that include multiple adult parents across households, stepfamilies,...