• March 2021
  • Vol. 22, No. 3

Child Welfare Research

We highlight a report on child maltreatment and the response to it during the COVID-19 pandemic and a brief that discusses the intersection of child welfare and human trafficking.

  • Using Data to Understand Trends in Maltreatment and the Response to It During COVID-19
    COVID-19 has created circumstances that have increased many families' stress levels, such as stay-at-home orders; job loss; or other health, economic, or social stressors. There is also a concern...

  • Foster Care Runaway Episodes and Human Trafficking
    Evidence continues to emerge to support the relationship between running away from foster care and sex trafficking victimization. There are promising programs and approaches to reduce the risk of...