• May 2003
  • Vol. 4, No. 4

Child Welfare Research

  • Unclear Whether ASFA Speeds Adoption, Slows Reunification
    A recent study explores the impact of the Adoption and Safe Families Act (ASFA) on adoptions of children from foster care. The briefing paper, "Adoption Dynamics: The Impact of the Adoption and...

  • Brief Outlines Proper Uses (and Misuses) of Social Indicators
    When used properly, statistical data can be a powerful tool. However, a new research brief issued by Child Trends warns that one form of data, social indicators, should be used cautiously to...