• November 2011
  • Vol. 12, No. 8

Child Welfare Research

This month, CBX looks child well-being data from two sources, announces a unique campaign to prevent infant abuse, and links to a study on how Florida counties reduced the number of children in foster care. Also, we report on one of the first studies of the impact of the economic downturn on child maltreatment.

  • Data on Child Well-Being in America
    Two annual, national reports provide current data on the well-being of children in America: America's Children in Brief: Key National Indicators of Well-Being, 2011, is produced by the Federal...

  • Knitting Campaign to Prevent Infant Abuse
    Contributed by Ryan L. Steinbeigle, Director of Development, National Center on Shaken Baby SyndromeThe reverberation of clicking knitting needles can be heard radiating from across the country as...

  • Assessing Redesigned Foster Care Systems
    A report from Casey Family Services, Foster Care Redesign in Duval and Alachua Counties: An Implementation Assessment and Research Chronicle, tells the story of how two Florida counties safely...

  • The Economic Recession’s Impact on Child Maltreatment Rates
    A study exploring the relationship between the nation’s recent economic downturn and child maltreatment rates found only weak and inconsistent links. "Are Economic Trends Associated...