The authors – M. Dyan McGuire, Michael Vaughn, Jeffrey Shook and Tamara Kenny – have attempted to “fill a void by explicitly exploring whether juveniles comprehend what a lawyer is supposed to do for them. […]
A poll on stress in America found that of the 2,500 people surveyed roughly half had recently experienced a stressful event related to their health. While stress affects us, according to the survey, people in […]
by Brett Shears In an oft-cited survey of American adults, nearly two out of five people thought that foster care adoption was “somewhat” or “very expensive.” But this perception is not anchored in reality and […]
This research describes the Early Care and Education (ECE) workforce data developed in the National Survey of Early Care and Education (NSECE). The survey focuses on individuals providing direct care and education for children birth […]
A list of statistics including number of children, types of foster care living, permanency goals, foster care outcomes, average length of stay in foster care, race and ethnicity of foster children, and main reasons children […]
Current and former foster youth who are 18 years and older are invited to participate in a “resiliency” research project with Loyola Marymount University and Fostering Change. The purpose of the project is to measure […]
Infants that are separated from caregivers, and put into foster care, are often faced with changes in the functioning of the hypothalamus–pituitary–adrenal (HPA) axis. An intervention was designed. For more information click here.
This study follows a sample of foster youth as they transition out of foster care and into adulthood. These youth are being compare to transition age youth before the 1999 Independence Act. For more information, […]
Multidimensional Treatment Foster Care (MTFC) is used to prevent teen pregnancies in young women. Teen pregnancies may lead to child maltreatment and substance abuse. To read an abstract, click here.