• September/October 2015
  • Vol. 16, No. 7

Child Welfare Research

This month, CBX features a policy brief that addresses the Federal budget provisions for fiscal year (FY) 2016 that may support struggling families and communities and a series of issues briefs presenting findings from a study on informal child care in California.

  • Benefits to Families in the FY 2016 Federal Budget
    In the release of his proposed Federal budget for fiscal year (FY) 2016, President Obama included funding for programs that could potentially have a significant benefit for positive development of...

  • Informal Child Care and Early Learning Strategies
    The David and Lucile Packard Foundation's Children, Families, and Communities (CFC) program recently released a series of three issues briefs that present findings from the Informal Caregivers...

  • National Policy on Unaccompanied Child Migrants
    Earlier this year, the Migration Policy Institute released a report describing the complex situations facing unaccompanied child migrants to the United States, particularly children from Central...

  • Assessing the Needs of Kinship Caregivers
    An article in GrandFamilies: The Contemporary Journal of Research, Practice and Policy details the implementation of the Connecting for Kids Kinship Navigators Program. This 3-year demonstration...