Ching-Hsuan Lin and Angela R. Wiley - Children and Youth Services Review 12 Sep 2017
This study utilized data from the Fragile Families and Child Wellbeing Study to examine how kinship care affects maternal stress and parenting practices in racial/ethnic and immigrant families in the United States.
Peru's Congress will debate a proposed law that would install "baby boxes" outside hospitals around the country, which would allow for infants to be abandoned safely and without consequence to the person abandoning the child; critics, however, argue that policy should be addressing the root causes of child abandonment and vulnerability, including family planning, education, and family strengthening programs.
Tonino Esposito et al. - International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health9 Sep 2017
This paper examines the extent to which socioeconomic vulnerability, psychosocial service consultations, and preventative social services spending impacts the reunification for children placed in out-of-home care.
Becci A. Akin, Jessica Strolin-Gotzmna, and Crystal Collines-Camargo - Children and Youth Services Review6 Sep 2017
This paper describes and analyzes the implementation of trauma and evidence-informed interventions in three federally-funded statewide demonstration sites in different regional contexts throughout the United States.
Cateria R. McCabe, The Legal Intelligencer29 Aug 2017
There is a growing number of children in kinship care in the United States, with 2.6 million grandparents raising their grandchildren around the country. New pending legislation would support kinship families to adequately care for children within their extended families.