• August 2012
  • Vol. 13, No. 7

Child Welfare Research

CBX highlights research on the impact of parental incarceration on children, an evaluation of a home visiting program in Illinois, immigration and child welfare, and more.

  • Impact of Parental Incarceration on Children
    Of the more than 1.5 million parents with children under the age of 18 in the United States in 2008, over 809,000 of those parents were incarcerated. In light of these statistics, the Social Work...

  • Immigration and Child Welfare
    The Applied Research Center (ARC) recently published a report on the obstacles that families encounter when they concurrently deal with immigration enforcement and the child welfare system. ARC's...

  • Improving Systems That Support Kinship Care
    Given the nearly 18 percent increase in the number of kinship caregivers in the last decade, a new report identifies several opportunities for States and communities to make systems-level...

  • Evaluating Home Visiting in Illinois
    Chapin Hall at the University of Chicago recently released its second annual evaluation of Strong Foundations, the Illinois statewide home visiting program to reduce child maltreatment rates and...

  • Promoting Resilience Among Youth in Care
    An issue brief from the Jim Casey Youth Opportunities Initiative addresses resilience and provides a framework for helping youth in care develop resilience. Children and youth in foster care face...