Child Trends is looking for a Research Scientist to join its Child Welfare research area which focuses on issues such as prevention of maltreatment, child protection, reunification, court oversight, foster care, kinship care, adoption, and youth leaving foster care.
Daisy Lemus, Susan P. Farruggia, Gary Germo, Esther S. Chang - Children and Youth Services Review5 May 2017
This study focuses on the plans, goals, and concerns of foster care youth prior to leaving care. Participants were 179 pre-emancipated youth between the ages of 17 and 20 years old (M = 17.82, SD = 0.79) from a large metropolitan area in Southern California.
Michael J. MacKenzie, Ph.D., M.S.W., Emily Bosk, Ph.D., L.M.S.W., and Charles H. Zeanah, M.D. - The New England Journal of Medicine3 May 2017
This perspective piece, published in the New England Journal of Medicine in the United States offers an opinion regarding the separation of children from their families due to immigration policies in the U.S.