Child Welfare Research
- Adoptive Parents Invest More in Their Children
A recent study analyzing levels of parental investment in families with two biological parents and other family types found that families with two adoptive parents invested more in their children...
- Analyzing the Economic Costs and Benefits of Transracial Adoption
A new study on transracial adoption from foster care found that a child adopted transracially spends less time as a legal orphan than the average, adopted African-American child. The study also...
- Impact of Child Maltreatment on Adult Survivors
Two recently published research studies report on the long-term impact of childhood maltreatment.
A longitudinal study that followed 676 abused and neglected children into young adulthood found...
- Navajo Nation and Arizona Agree on Foster Care Reimbursements
The Navajo Nation recently became the first Arizona Tribe to sign a title IV-E intergovernmental agreement with the State that will allow the Tribe to be reimbursed hundreds of thousands of...