• June 2006
  • Vol. 7, No. 5

Child Welfare Research

  • Initiatives to Improve Interjurisdictional Placement
    Caseworkers who place children across State lines for foster care, kinship care, or adoption face a number of barriers. Recent developments at the national level reflect the efforts of...

  • Referrals Among Asian and Pacific Islander Families
    A recent study validates past claims that Asian Americans, as a whole, constitute relatively lower risk for reports of child maltreatment. However, the study also found that within this group,...

  • Co-parenting Training for Foster and Birth Parents
    An innovative parent training program for foster and birth parents resulted in gains in positive parenting and showed promise for improving overall child and family welfare for families with...

  • Effectiveness of Intensive Family Preservation Programs
    A comparison of outcomes for 14 programs that used intensive family preservation services (IFPS) found that 4 programs that adhered closely to the Homebuilders® model significantly reduced...