|New Directions in Child Abuse and Neglect Research
Each year, child protective services receive reports of child abuse and neglect involving six million children, and many more go unreported. The long-term human and fiscal consequences of child abuse...
|Child Maltreatment Research, Policy, and Practice for the Next Decade: Workshop Summary
In 1993 the National Research Council released its landmark report Understanding Child Abuse and Neglect (NRC, 1993). That report identified child maltreatment as a devastating social problem in...
|Toward an Integrated Science of Research on Families: Workshop Report
Demographic changes, immigration, economic upheavals, and changing societal mores are creating new and altered structures, processes, and relationships in American families today. As families undergo...
|A Review of the HHS Family Planning Program: Mission, Management, and Measurement of Results
A Review of the HHS Family Planning Program provides a broad evaluation of the Title X family planning program since its establishment in 1970. The program successfully provides family planning...
|Violence in Families: Assessing Prevention and Treatment Programs
Reports of mistreated children, domestic violence, and abuse of elderly persons continue to strain the capacity of police, courts, social services agencies, and medical centers. At the same time,...
|Welfare, the Family, and Reproductive Behavior: Report of a Meeting
The design of welfare programs in an era of reform and devolution to the states must take into account the likely effects of programs on demographic behavior. In the past, most research on welfare has...
|Welfare, the Family, and Reproductive Behavior: Research Perspectives
The design of welfare programs in an era of reform and devolution to the states must take into account the likely effects of programs on demographic behavior. Most research on welfare in the past has...