Parent Participation

This section highlights resources focused on the participation of parents and caregivers in children's care.

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Anna Rockhill - Child & Family Social Work,

This article describes the benefits of monthly family team meetings for parents involved with child welfare. Findings are shared from semi‐structured, qualitative interviews conducted with 17 parents whose children had been placed in substitute care.

Montserrat Fargas-Malet and Dominic McSherry - Journal of Family Issues,

In this article, the authors describe young people’s emotional responses to birth family, and highlight implications for theory, research, and practice.

Tyrone C. Cheng and Celia C. Lo - Children and Youth Services Review,

This secondary analysis involved exclusively parents with children placed in kinship care by a child welfare agency. It examined associations between parents’ receipt of needed services and 6 sets of variables measuring parents’ needs, access to service providers, social structural factors, demographic factors, family resources, and child welfare interventions experienced.

Beth Coulthard, John Mallett, and Brian Taylor - Societies,

This article examines the reasons that child protection has not achieved gains made within comparable professions through statistical methods.

Emelie Shanks and Ylva Spånberger Weitz - Adoption & Fostering,

This article explores birth parents’ views on their needs and perceptions of support delivered by two different interventions: one offering support to individuals and the other providing a parental group.

Robin L. Dodds - Child: Care, Health and Development,

This paper reports on the results of an online survey of P2P stakeholders regarding: How text‐based support is being used in P2P programs and whether text‐based support is perceived as providing benefits to parents of children with disabilities.

Hana Yoo, Stefana Racorean, Victoria Barrows - Qualitative Social Work,

The current study seeks to address the lack of literature including voices of mental health clinicians regarding their work and clients in the child welfare system by exploring clinicians’ views on the issue of child maltreatment and CPS-involved parents’ parenting.

Kyndra C. Cleveland and Jodi A. Quas - Child Maltreatment,

The authors of this study examined legal understanding and attitudes among 201 parents involved in ongoing dependency cases in California and Florida via semi-structured, in-person interviews.

Georgia Philip, Lindsay Youansamouth, Stuart Bedston, Karen Broadhurst, Yang Hu, John Clifton and Marian Brandon - Societies,

This article presents data from the first large-scale study of fathers involved in repeat (or recurrent) care proceedings in England. The study consisted of three elements: an analysis of population-level administrative data from the Child and Family Court Advisory and Support Service (CAFCASS), a survey of fathers in pre-proceedings and care proceedings, and a qualitative longitudinal (QL) study of recurrent fathers.

Hege Stein Helland - Children and Youth Services Review,

This article studies how three groups of professional decision-makers – child welfare workers, experts on children and judges – exercise discretion in decisions on adoption from care in the Norwegian child welfare system.