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For this study, a ten-year cohort study was conducted to understand program graduates' experiences with organizational commitment, the impact of stipends on child welfare professional identity and desire to remain in the child welfare field.
The aim of the present study was to systematically review and evaluate the measurement of self-reported polyvictimization with foster youth samples.
The purpose of this study was to understand the relationship between staff characteristics, endorsement of Trauma-Informed Care (TIC) and intent to turnover.
This study aims to provide a preliminary understanding of how sexual minority girls in foster care experience the phenomenon of sexual health.
The current study reexamined a kinship caregiver assessment using data from a study conducted at the Children and Family Research Center (CFRC).
For this study, in-depth interviews with 17 currently or recently-involved parents in a Midwestern U.S. family treatment court, which are specialized child welfare dockets designed to address substance use, were conducted and analyzed using constant comparative coding, in order to understand parents’ perspectives on their own substance use, including its impact on their parenting, before and during child welfare system involvement.
This article describes the first United States-based national study to compare the rates of substantiation of maltreatment among cases reported to child protective services involving caregivers with and without disabilities.
This paper chronicles the goals of the partnership and the planning and implementation of the Child Protection Training Academy, developed by the Illinois Department of Children and Family Services and the University of Illinois Springfield in the U.S.
This study sought to better understand the network characteristics of homeless young adults with a history of foster care.
Because social networks have been shown to impact behavioral health outcomes, this study sought to better understand the network characteristics of homeless young adults with a history of foster care.