• August 2016
  • Vol. 17, No. 6

Child Welfare Research

We feature a brief providing guidance on research-based principles to guide effective partnerships between social work education programs and child welfare agencies; a white paper on the theoretical framework, model, and strategies that guided Strong Communities; an initiative that seeks to keep kids safe by building systems of support for families of young children; and more.

  • Outcome-Focused Academic and Agency Research Partnerships
    A brief from the National Association of Social Workers' (NASW's) Social Work Policy Institute is designed to promote research-based principles that will yield more effective and outcome-focused...

  • Florida Independent Living Programs and Supports
    A Florida Department of Children and Families (DCF) report demonstrates the many ways the State is supporting young adults in extended foster care and independent living programs. Independent...

  • Community Building for Improved Child Safety, Well-Being
    A community-building approach to preventing child abuse and neglect has shown promising results, as reported in a white paper produced by Strong Communities for Children (Strong Communities), a...

  • Child Trafficking and Child Welfare Policy, Practice
    Child trafficking does not only occur internationally; it is also a problem in the United States. However, because most of the research on this issue tends to focus on child trafficking outside of...