• April 2005
  • Vol. 6, No. 3

Child Welfare Research

  • Defining and Measuring Child Neglect
    Conceptualizing child neglect can be a complex undertaking. Child neglect encompasses an array of behaviors that represent an omission of care rather than abusive actions, and many definitions...

  • Counseling Birth Parents
    Among the members of the adoption triad (children, birth parents, adoptive parents), birth parents who voluntarily relinquish their children are the least studied group by researchers and the...

  • Assistance for Children in Kinship Care Remains Low
    Government financial support for children in kinship care remains low, despite the fact that most are eligible for some type of assistance. This is the finding of the authors of a new Urban...