• November 2005
  • Vol. 6, No. 9

Child Welfare Research

  • Characteristics of Families Approved to Foster or Adopt
    A research study confirmed that families with many problems are less likely to be approved as foster or adoptive families, compared to families with fewer problems. The study also looked at family...

  • Medicaid Spending for Children in Foster Care
    A recent issue brief from the Urban Institute found wide variation among States and among different populations in the amount of Medicaid funding spent on children in foster care. Using data from...