Disparities and Disproportionality in Child Welfare

Analysis of the Research

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This compendium includes papers from the July 2010 symposium convened by the Center for the Study of Social Policy (CSSP) and The Annie E. Casey Foundation to reflect on current research related to racial differences in child welfare services, treatment and outcomes.

December 1, 2011

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The 2007 KIDS COUNT Data Book

State Profiles of Child Well-Being

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This 18th annual KIDS COUNT Data Book provides national and state-by-state information and statistical trends on the conditions of America’s children and families. New this year is information on child well-being in Puerto Rico. This year’s essay examines the child welfare system and challenges the country to make lifelong connections for children and youth in foster care a national priority. The essay also focuses on the 726,000 children who spend time in foster care each year and what can be done to build and strengthen family relationships.

January 1, 2007

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The 2006 KIDS COUNT Data Book

State Profiles of Child Well-Being

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The 2006 KIDS COUNT Data Book focuses on the needs and conditions of America's most disadvantaged children and families, as well as statistical trends. The 2006 edition essay focuses on improving early childhood development opportunities for young children living in low-income neighborhoods and the impact that family, friend and neighbor care has on improving outcomes for children.

January 1, 2006

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The 2005 KIDS COUNT Data Book

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This KIDS COUNT Data Book provides a state-by-state statistical portrait of the educational, health, and economic conditions of American children. The essay examines four employment barriers that policymakers and others consider among the most difficult to overcome: substance abuse, domestic violence, a history of incarceration and depression.

January 1, 2005

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2006 KIDS COUNT Essay

Family, Friend, and Neighbor Care: Strengthening a Critical Resource to Help Young Children Succeed

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This essay, taken from the 2006 KIDS COUNT Data Book, examines how "family, friend and neighbor care", a type of child care used by millions of families, nurtures young children and how parents and providers can connect to resources to increase the quality of this care.

January 1, 2006

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