• December 2017/January 2018
  • Vol. 18, No. 9

Child Welfare Research

Read a report that aims to improve data reporting on children and families based on 41 key indicators of important aspects of children's lives, such as family and social environment, economic circumstances, health care, physical environment and safety, behavior, education, and health. We also point to a resource that discusses estimates of poverty among children in foster care compared with children living with grandparents or other relatives and children living with their parents.

  • Key National Indicators of Child Well-Being
    The Federal Interagency Forum on Child and Family Statistics, or the Forum, has produced a report that centers on 41 key indicators of important aspects of children's lives in seven domains:...

  • Estimates of Poverty Among Children By Using the Supplemental Poverty Measure
    Research shows that children and families involved with child welfare are disproportionately poorer, and children in foster care are largely drawn from families living at or below the poverty...