• July/August 2009
  • Vol. 10, No. 6

Child Welfare Research

CBX highlights new research on the factors that influence worker turnover in child welfare agencies, the tremendous costs to society of allowing youth to age out of foster care without the necessary supports, and recent statistics on the numbers of children growing up in homes with a substance-abusing parent.

  • New Factors in Child Welfare Workforce Turnover
    Using a 5-year grant from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Children’s Bureau, researchers from the New York Social Work Education Consortium conducted a survey to identify...

  • The Case for Investing in Youth
    A recent report funded by the Jim Casey Youth Opportunities Initiative suggests that investing in youth aging out of foster care would reap benefits not only in humanitarian terms but also in...

  • SAMHSA Reports on Children of Substance-Using Parents
    Recent statistics from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) illustrate the breadth of the parental substance use...