International Society for Child Indicators (ISCI)28 Jun 2017
The International Society for Child Indicators (ISCI) is hosting its 6th Conference, entitled “Children in a World of Opportunities: Innovations in Research, Policy and Practice.” The event will take place on June 28-30, 2017 in Montreal, Canada.
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.