• August 2007
  • Vol. 8, No. 7

Child Welfare Research

  • Summer Interns Experience Life in DC
    Twenty-two summer interns arrived in Washington, DC, in late May to assume a variety of internships in government, nonprofit associations, and the private sector. But unlike most of the college...

  • Engaging Nonresident Fathers
    Nonresident fathers and paternal relatives can be important resources for permanency planning for children and families involved with the child welfare system. But the fathers and their relatives...

  • Foster Parents Who Stay
    Determining the factors that influence foster parent retention may have a long-term effect on agencies and on the children they serve. Administrative data analysis can be a useful way to gauge...

  • Methamphetamine Use During Pregnancy
    A recent study of mothers who used methamphetamine during pregnancy found an increased likelihood of multiple psychosocial risks (poverty, mental illness, family dysfunction, and family violence)...