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Research Watch, is a joint McGill / University of Toronto intiative supported by funds from the Royal Bank of Canada, is a monthly journal club for faculty and doctoral students interested in child welfare research.  We review empirical studies published in the leading child welfare journals and select the most salient and rigorous studies to be summarized and distributed in a monthly e-newsletters. Subscribe here.

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Should I stay or should I leave? The relationship between duration in poverty-related programs and number of child maltreatment reports Biru Zhou 09/28/2017
Post-permanency discontinuity: A longitudinal examination of outcomes for foster youth after adoption or guardianship
Tara Black
Nicolette Joh-Carnella
05/26/2017
Child maltreatment: The protective effect of neighborhood social cohesion Sydney Duder 05/08/2017
A helping hand for the caregiver is a helping hand for the child Biru Zhou 02/06/2017
Caseworkers’ perspectives: Focus group results for Triple P
Nicolette Joh-Carnella
Tara Black
Barbara Fallon
02/06/2017
Is the Attachment and Biobehavioural Catch-up (ABC) intervention effective with a child welfare population?
Megan Pratt
Tara Black
Emmaline Houston
02/06/2017
The effects of differential response on the investigation and substantiation of neglect cases Anna Ekins 02/06/2017
A cultural approach to child welfare practice within American Indian/Alaska Native communities Jennifer Nutton 11/18/2016
No evidence of a decrease in child maltreatment indicators in six developed countries from the late 1970s to the early 2000s Mireille De La Sablonnière-Griffin 11/18/2016
Friend support and long-term psychological impacts of surviving child maltreatment
Denise Michelle Brend
Jaime Wegner-Lohin
10/21/2016
Usual care vs. wraparound facilitation: A randomized trial in ontario
Emmaline Houston
Tara Black
09/26/2016
KEEP parent training program leads to reduction in caregiver reporting of problematic child behaviour and increase in placement stability
Leila Malone
Tara Black
Barbara Fallon
09/26/2016
The impact of childhood maltreatment on depressive and anxiety disorders: Examining personal characteristics, childhood maltreatment domains, and remission
David Blatt
Tara Black
Barbara Fallon
09/06/2016
The (mis) use of formal and informal supports by youth in care during the transition to adulthood Melanie Doucet 09/06/2016
Normative and problematic sexualized behaviours among children and youth in the child welfare system Biru Zhou 08/22/2016
Parents’ perspectives on factors that support and discourage the adoption process for children with special needs
Wendy Rha
Rachael Lefebvre
08/20/2016
The crucial role of capital in fostering positive employment outcomes and earnings for foster care alumni Melanie Doucet 08/04/2016
Child maltreatment: The effects of neighborhood social processes Sydney Duder 08/04/2016
Child maltreatment: The significant effect of population density Sydney Duder 07/12/2016
Family-behavioural therapy programs are promising interventions for mothers with concurrent substance abuse and child neglect reports under child protective services Kara Fletcher 06/22/2016