• June 2005
  • Vol. 6, No. 5

Child Welfare Research

  • Study Explores Foster Parent Retention
    With more than 500,000 children in foster care across the country, child welfare agencies are continually challenged to retain qualified foster parents. "Understanding Foster Parenting: Using...

  • Program Reforms Can Improve Foster Youth Outcomes
    A recent report from the Northwest Foster Care Alumni Study provides new information about how foster youth fare as adults and how changes in foster care services could improve their lives. The...

  • Another Look at the Impact of ASFA
    A working paper from the Chapin Hall Center for Children at the University of Chicago explores the effects of the Adoption and Safe Families Act of 1997 (ASFA) on children's chances of being...