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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.

Title Reviewed by Date Publishedsort icon
Executive function capacities in children exposed to familial trauma Kristen Lwin 01/06/2011
Policy that says one thing and does another in an Australian Aboriginal community Elizabeth Fast 11/18/2010
Effective supervision improves worker outcomes: A meta-analysis Sydney Duder 10/14/2010
Exploring adolescent attachment to adoptive parents: Parents’ sexual orientation not a factor Catherine Baquero 10/07/2010
Preventing child maltreatment: Successful expansion to population level of an evidence-based intervention Sydney Duder 09/09/2010
Nurse home visitation program reduces reported maltreatment of children Sydney Duder 08/26/2010
Mothers of children in out-of-home care: Drug treatment services can increase reunification rates Sydney Duder 08/19/2010
Study finds high rates of posttraumatic stress symptoms in a US national sample of children referred to child welfare Melissa Van Wert 08/05/2010
The overrepresentation of poor children in child welfare is a public health issue not a reporting problem Nico Trocmé 07/22/2010
Neighbourhood disadvantage and proximity to disadvantaged neighbourhoods increase risk of out-of-home placements Jonathan Schmidt 06/03/2010
Limited evidence of school-based education programs efficacy for the prevention of child sexual abuse Jess Barnes 05/27/2010
Child welfare and mental health interorganizational relationships impact service use and outcomes Allison Eisner 05/06/2010
Leaving an abusive partner reduces the odds of recurrent intimate partner violence Tara Black 04/22/2010
Well-Being of Children in Kinship Care Placements
Allison Eisner
Aron Shlonsky
04/08/2010
Evidence-based practice: Fidelity monitoring an important factor Sydney Duder 03/25/2010
Adolescent girls’ pregnancy rates lower for Multidimensional Treatment Foster Care versus Group Care Nicole Petrowski 03/04/2010
Cost-effective services for youth aging out of foster care Sydney Duder 02/18/2010
Dating violence common among CPS-involved youth and a suggestive trauma intervention pathway Jonathan D. Schmidt 01/28/2010
Primary care physicians often fail to report injuries that are likely due to child abuse
Kim Coleman
Michelle Ward
01/14/2010
Home Visiting Programs more effective with an added cognitive component
Elizabeth Fast
Jonathan D. Schmidt
12/03/2009