This overview describes the negative impacts of group and institutional settings and posits strategies for eliminating their overuse.
Learn from a participatory qualitative research report about the impacts of institutional placement on youth who experienced them.
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.
Explore best practices for collecting and using longitudinal data to assess outcomes for families.
Findings from a research study show race-based differences in the rates of involvement in child maltreatment investigations.
Findings from a study show alternative response assignments for child neglect differ based on a family’s race and income level.
Discover how the SafeCare home visiting program effectively supports positive parenting practices and reduces incidents of maltreatment.
Learn findings from a study that examined how state-level policies can impact the number of child maltreatment reports and substantiations.
Learn how maltreatment reports to the hotline changed during COVID-19, and how families can be better supported at a community level.