Young Mothers Known to Child Welfare System More Likely to Suffer Untreated Health Issues
A research brief published by the PolicyLab at the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP) in January presents key findings on the health of young mothers with previous contact with the child welfare system.
The Presence of Maltreatment Fatality-Related Content in Pre-service Child Welfare Training Curricula: A Brief Report of 20 States
The purpose of this study was to assess the presence of evidence-based information about child maltreatment fatalities (CMFs) and risk factors for CMFs in pre-service child welfare training curricula in the United States.
Checklists, Big Data and the Virtues of Human Judgment
Los Angeles County struggles to strike the right balance between human judgment and increasingly sophisticated predictive tools when determining the risk that a child will be abused. On weekdays, calls to Los Angeles County’s child abuse hotline reach their peak between 2 p.m.