• Dec 2003/Jan 2004
  • Vol. 4, No. 10

Child Welfare Research

  • Positive Father-Child Involvement Found Among Early Head Start Families
    A study of fathers of newborns involved in the Early Head Start program found fathers were involved with their children in multiple positive ways, despite difficulties that included parenting...

  • Time Spent in Home Visits Related to Personality Traits of Mothers and Staff
    Research indicates home visiting relates to better outcomes for families (see Related Items), but few programs actually provide the prescribed amount of home visiting time. Until now, reasons for...

  • Open Adoption Increasingly Common Among Private U.S. Adoption Agencies
    Private U.S. adoption agencies steadily increased their provision of fully disclosed (open) adoptions as standard agency practice between 1987 and 1999, according to a recent article in "Adoption...