Child Welfare Research
- Employment Outcomes After Foster Care
Studies of former foster youth who aged of out of care have shown that these youth often experience high unemployment, unstable employment patterns, and low incomes in the period between their...
- Promoting Consistent Data Collection
As part of its ongoing effort to promote a public health approach to the prevention of child maltreatment, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) National Center for Injury...
- The Development and Service Needs of Young Maltreated Children
A recent study explored the developmental characteristics and intervention needs of children in the age group most likely to become involved with the child welfare system—those younger than 3...
- Assessing and Engaging Immigrant Families
A special issue of American Humane's "Protecting Children" offers seven articles on the intersection of migration and child welfare. The articles cover emerging issues in the field and include: