• April 2000
  • Vol. 1, No. 2

Child Welfare Research

  • Answers to Foster Care Independence Questions
    "Frequently Asked Questions About the Foster Care Independence Act of 1999 and the John H. Chafee Foster Care Independence Program", by the National Foster Care Awareness Project, is the first...

  • Pros and Cons of Online Sex Offender Registries
    States continue to grapple with how best to comply with "Megan's Law." This Federal law enacted in 1996 requires States to implement sex offender registration and notification requirements. ...

  • Safe Start Initiative Grants Awarded by OJJDP
    On Feb. 29, Deputy Attorney General Eric H. Holder announced grant awards to address the needs of children exposed to violence. "Children exposed to violence are more likely to become violent...

  • Researchers Study Fathers and Child Neglect
    An article in the February issue (v. 154, no. 2) of the "Archives of Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine" examines the association between father involvement and child neglect. The researchers...

  • Legislative Updates
    Following are short summaries of current congressional bills of interest to professionals working in child abuse and neglect, child welfare, and adoption. To learn more about any of these bills,...