The child welfare field needs a bold research agenda to address key knowledge gaps in transformative ways to support family and community.
Understand how access to fundamental and tangible economic supports can strengthen families and reduce child maltreatment.
Learn findings from a study that examined how state-level policies can impact the number of child maltreatment reports and substantiations.
Explore data about state approaches, children in care, and how money is invested in foster care vs. preventive and permanency services.
Explore the benefits of guardianship as part of a strong kin-first continuum of supports for children and families.
Dr. Bell provides testimony to the U.S. House of Representatives Committee on Ways and Means Subcommittee on Worker and Family Support.
Her historic appointment comes at a time of both tremendous challenge and tremendous opportunity to directly improve the lives of all Americans.
Learn about findings from a study that explores the effect that four social policies and programs can have on child poverty.
Learn about findings from a study that examines the outcomes related to having higher standards of proof for substantiation.
Understand how de-identifying case information during removal decision meetings reduced disparities among children entering care.