This introductory chapter begins with a discussion of developments in child welfare research over the past half-century. It then presents an overview of the six parts of the book: (1) child welfare research; (2) evidence-based practice in child welfare; (3) research on adoption, guardianship, and family ties; (4) decision-making in child welfare; (5) evidence-based child welfare policy; and (6) international issues in child welfare research.
|Title of host publication||Child Welfare Research|
|Publisher||Oxford University Press|
|Number of pages||10|
|Publication status||Published - 2009|
- Child protection
- Child welfare policy
- Child welfare services