• March 2007
  • Vol. 8, No. 2

Child Welfare Research

  • Internships for Foster Youth
    FosterClub will select 12 young adults, ages 18 to 24, who have experienced foster care at some point in their lives, to participate in an internship program called the All-Star Program. The...

  • Study Shows Reduced Adoption Disruption Post-ASFA
    A recent study found that the risk of disruption of adoptions from foster care lessened after passage of the Adoption and Safe Families Act (ASFA) in 1997. There had been some concern among child...

  • Kinship Care Legal Resource Center Website Launches
    The American Bar Association (ABA) Center on Children and the Law has launched the Kinship Care Legal Resource Center to address the needs of the significant number of children living in families...

  • How Alternative Response Systems Connect Families to Services
    As part of the "Assessing the New Federalism" project, the Urban Institute recently published a study examining the ways families connect to services offered by alternative response (AR) systems...

  • Family Assessment for Troubled Youths
    A program run by New York City's Administration for Children's Services has succeeded in diverting many troubled teens and their families from Family Court and foster care placement. The voluntary...