Child Welfare Resources, Research & Information

Parenting Resources
Interaction Consultants
Articles on parenting, separation/divorce by Gary Direnfeld, MSW, RSW

Zero to Three: Resources for parents & professionals

Parenting Education & Resources

Triple P: Positive Parenting Program

STEP - Systematic Training for Effective Parenting

Real Solutions for Real Families. 1-2-3 Magic



It's Not Your Fault: Helping children cope with divorce

Oregon Social Learning Center
A collaborative, multidisciplinary center dedicated to increasing the scientific understanding of social and psychological processes related to healthy development and family functioning. We apply that understanding to the design and evaluation of interventions that strengthen children, adolescents, families, and communities.

Child Study Center

Does Causally Relevant Research Support A Blanket Injunction Against Disciplinary Spanking By Parents?
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Child, Parent, and Therapist (Dis)Agreement on Target Problems in Outpatient Therapy: The Therapist's Dilemma and Its Implications.
Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology, 2003, Vol. 71, No. 1, 62–70. Abstract

Influence of Child and Family Factors on Judicial Decisions in Contested Custody Cases
Family Relations: Vol. 52, No. 2, pp. 180–188 Abstract


News Item: Kindly touch might forestall kids' aggression

News Item: Foster children OK kinship care

Frontline: Failure To Protect Resources, Readings & Links

Interview with Dr. Richard Gelles Gateway to resources on the web

Children's Rights advocates for abused and neglected children in failing foster care systems

Children at Risk. Five part series in the Sacramento Bee. Published in 1998

National Coalition for Child Protection Reform

Child Protection at the Crossroads: Child Abuse, Child Protection, and Recommendations for Reform

Travels in the Trench Between Child Welfare Theory & Practice