Research related to topics affecting the Child Welfare System and Juvenile Court is dynamic and informative. In this section, you will find various research related web links as well as highlighted research articles. This research and the accompanying articles will useful information on current trends, best practices, and new developments related to the child dependency system and the courts.
Article of the month:
National Quality Improvement Center: IC News Spring 2009
Non-resident fathers face unique challenges when a child enters state care due to allegations of abuse or neglect. Child welfare practices, laws and biases can adversely affect non-resident fathers and hinder efforts to unite children with their fathers. Additionally, non-resident fathers often face ancillary civil legal proceedings that affect their children's cases. This article examines the issues that non-resident fathers face and explores strategies for attorneys to overcome these barriers, engage fathers in their children's cases and enhance representation for non-resident fathers. For more information click here.