• November 2019
  • Vol. 20, No. 9

Child Welfare Research

We highlight a study on how social supports can help lessen the impact of childhood trauma for adult adoptees and a study that looks at adoption outcomes in two states and how preadoptive risk factors can affect permanence.

  • Mediating Effects of Social Support in Childhood and Adolescence and Well-Being in Adult Domestic Adoptees
    Research has shown that adverse childhood experiences and other emotional or behavioral problems during adolescence have a negative impact on adult well-being. A study from the Journal of...

  • Study Highlights Opportunity to Target Services to At-Risk Families to Improve Adoption Stability
    A study that looks at adoption outcomes in two large states highlights the preadoptive risk factors most associated with reentry into foster care and points to an opportunity to improve adoption...