• February 2003
  • Vol. 4, No. 1

Child Welfare Research

  • Infant Homicide Rates Continue to Rise
    According to a recent Child Trends DataBank report, between 1970 and 1990 the annual infant homicide rate rose from 4.3 to 8.4 deaths per 100,000 children under age 1. By the year 2000, that rate...

  • New Findings from Longitudinal Study Show Adoption Openness Results in Greater Birth Mother Satisfaction
    Open adoptions work well for most birth mothers who have participated in them, according to the most recent findings from a national longitudinal study. The researchers, Dr. Ruth McRoy of the...

  • National Leadership Symposium on Siblings in Out-of-Home Care Presents Recommendations, Outlines Next Steps
    On May 19-20, 2002, the Casey Family Programs National Center for Resource Family Support and the Florida-based Neighbor to Family Program co-sponsored the "National Leadership Symposium on...

  • Right on Course Helps Teachers Understand Effects of Child Maltreatment and Trauma
    An essential aspect of a teacher's job is to understand the effects of maltreatment and trauma on children and their impact on development; however, guidance around these issues is not always easy...