• May 2008
  • Vol. 9, No. 4

Child Welfare Research

  • Determining Children's Access to Benefits and Services
    Two new research briefs use longitudinal data from the National Survey of Child and Adolescent Well-Being (NSCAW) to explore the provision of services for children in out-of-home care. ...

  • Update on Child Welfare Law Certification
    Eight jurisdictions now offer training and certification for attorneys to become credentialed as Child Welfare Law Specialists. Since the first 85 attorneys were certified in 2006 by the National...

  • Privatization Initiatives: Design Elements and Evolving Roles
    The privatization of public services is a growing trend, and many State child welfare systems are turning to private agencies in an effort to improve services for children and families and control...

  • Examining Disproportionality at the National, State, and County Levels
    A new study from the Casey-CSSP Alliance for Racial Equity in Child Welfare expands the field of knowledge about racial and ethnic disproportionality and disparities in the child welfare system by...