Genomes and Genes
foster home care
Summary: Private families who care for neglected children or patients unable to care for themselves.
Publications254 found, 100 shown here
- Effectively addressing mental health issues in permanency-focused child welfare practiceLaura A Ornelas
Mental Health Services, Kinship Center, Salinas, California, USA
Child Welfare 86:93-112. 2007..This practice model poses one example of translating this responsibility into action, so that these children are discharged not just to one permanent family, but also with a plan for permanent competent support...
- Public policies and the orphans of AIDS in AfricaAlok Bhargava
Department of Economics, University of Houston, Houston TX 77204, USA
BMJ 326:1387-9. 2003
- Prevalence of psychiatric disorders among older youths in the foster care systemJ Curtis McMillen
George Warren Brown School of Social Work, Washington University, St Louis, MO, USA
J Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry 44:88-95. 2005....
- Adult mortality in sub-Saharan Africa: evidence from Demographic and Health SurveysIan M Timaeus
Centre for Population Studies, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine LSHTM, Keppel Street, London WC1E 7HT, United Kingdom
Demography 41:757-72. 2004..It is time for a systematic attempt to reconcile the demographic and epidemiological evidence concerning AIDS in Africa...
- The course of inattention and hyperactivity/impulsivity symptoms after foster placementL Oriana Linares
Mount Sinai Adolescent Health Center, Department of Pediatrics, 320 E 94th St, New York, NY 10128, USA
Pediatrics 125:e489-98. 2010..Longitudinal studies of normative trajectories of symptom types in nonreferred children may assist in appropriately diagnosing ADHD and designing the clinical treatment for foster children...
- Enabling households to support successful migration of AIDS orphans in southern AfricaN Ansell
Department of Geography and Earth Sciences Brunel University Uxbridge, UK
AIDS Care 16:3-10. 2004..g. grandparents) best able to meet their non-material needs; reduce resentment of foster children in impoverished households; and diminish the need for multiple migrations...
- Mental health services utilization by maltreated children: research findings and recommendationsMarlys M Staudt
College of Social Work, University of Tennessee, USA
Child Maltreat 8:195-203. 2003..More work is needed on the conceptualization and operationalization of mental health services, need for services, and service use...
- Effects of an attachment-based intervention on the cortisol production of infants and toddlers in foster careMary Dozier
Department of Psychology, University of Delaware, Newark, DE 19716, USA
Dev Psychopathol 20:845-59. 2008..Groups did not differ significantly in change over time. These results suggest that the ABC intervention is effective in helping children regulate biology in ways more characteristic of children who have not experienced early adversity...
- Methods to estimate the number of orphans as a result of AIDS and other causes in Sub-Saharan AfricaNicholas C Grassly
Department of Infectious Disease Epidemiology, Imperial College Faculty of Medicine, St Mary s Campus, London, United Kingdom
J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 39:365-75. 2005..To derive methods to estimate and project the fraction of children orphaned by AIDS and other causes...
- This is my child: differences among foster parents in commitment to their young childrenMary Dozier
Department of Psychology, University of Delaware, Newark, DE 19716, USA
Child Maltreat 11:338-45. 2006..These results suggest the importance of designing a child welfare system that will enhance caregivers' ability to commit to the children for whom they provide care...
- Supporting children in need through a community-based orphan visiting programmeG Foster
Paediatric Department, Mutare Provincial Hospital, Harare, Zimbabwe
AIDS Care 8:389-403. 1996..The programme described is targeted, effective and replicable. Community-based organizations such as local churches and women's groups can be mobilized to administer programmes which provide support to the poorest orphan households...
- The "Spirit of New Orleans": translating a model of intervention with maltreated children and their families for the Glasgow contextHelen Minnis
Faculty of Medicine, University of Glasgow, UK
Clin Child Psychol Psychiatry 15:497-509. 2010..Our discussions with the New Orleans team have highlighted concrete steps we can take, in Glasgow, to make better decision-making for vulnerable children a reality...
- Evaluation of a preventive intervention for maltreated infants and toddlers in foster careC H Zeanah
Section of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, Tulane University School of Medicine, New Orleans, USA
J Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry 40:214-21. 2001..To determine the effectiveness of an intervention designed to improve outcomes for infants and toddlers in foster care...
- Mental health assessment of infants in foster careJudith Silver
Starting Young Program, Department of Psychology, The Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
Child Welfare 86:35-55. 2007..This article presents practice guidelines for infant mental health evaluations with consideration of legal requirements and the unique issues conferred by foster care...
- Addressing the developmental and mental health needs of young children in foster careLaurel K Leslie
Child and Adolescent Services Research Center, Children s Hospital San Diego, 3020 Children s Way, MC 5033, San Diego, CA 92123, USA
J Dev Behav Pediatr 26:140-51. 2005..This paper provides a framework for health, developmental, and mental health professionals seeking to partner with child welfare to develop and implement programs addressing these critical issues...
- Multimodal treatment for ADHD among youths in three Medicaid subgroups: disabled, foster care, and low incomeSusan dosReis
Division of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, Johns Hopkins Medicine, Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, Maryland 21287, USA
Psychiatr Serv 55:1041-8. 2004....
- Health issues of children in foster careJanet U Schneiderman
University of Southern California, Department of Nursing, Los Angeles, CA, USA
Contemp Nurse 14:123-8. 2003..Leslie et al., 2000) The health issues include chronic physical problems, developmental delays, and especially, mental health issues...
- Placement shift, sibling relationship quality, and child outcomes in foster care: a controlled studyL Oriana Linares
Child Study Center, New York University New York, NY 10016, USA
J Fam Psychol 21:736-43. 2007..These findings highlight the importance of considering relationships between siblings and the risk that one poses to another before early placement decisions are made...
- Extended family's and women's roles in safeguarding orphans' education in AIDS-afflicted rural ZimbabweConstance Nyamukapa
Biomedical Research and Training Institute, University of Zimbabwe Campus, P O Box CY1753, Harare, Zimbabwe
Soc Sci Med 60:2155-67. 2005..These findings indicate that programmes should assist maternal orphans and support women's efforts by reinforcing the roles of extended families and local communities, and by facilitating greater self-sufficiency...
- Family management and deviant peer association as mediators of the impact of treatment condition on youth antisocial behaviorJ M Eddy
Oregon Social Learning Center, Eugene 97401, USA
J Consult Clin Psychol 68:857-63. 2000..As hypothesized, family management skills and deviant peer association mediated the effect of treatment condition and accounted for 32% of the variance in subsequent antisocial behavior...
- Psychotropic medication patterns among youth in foster careJulie M Zito
Department of Pharmaceutical Health Services Research, University of Maryland, Baltimore, MD 21201, USA
Pediatrics 121:e157-63. 2008..Systematic data on patterns of medication treatment, particularly concomitant drugs, for youth in foster care are limited...
- The mental health of children in out-of-home careMichael Tarren-Sweeney
School of Educational Studies and Human Development, University of Canterbury, New Zealand
Curr Opin Psychiatry 21:345-9. 2008..To review the scale, symptomatology and determinants of mental health problems of children in alternate care, and to consider the need for specialized knowledge and clinical competence for assessment and treatment of these problems...
- The long-term impact of HIV and orphanhood on the mortality and physical well-being of children in rural MalawiAmelia C Crampin
Karonga Prevention Study, Chilumba, Karonga, Malawi
AIDS 17:389-97. 2003..To assess the influence of maternal HIV status and orphanhood on child mortality and physical well-being...
- Contextual predictors of mental health service use among children open to child welfareMichael S Hurlburt
Child and Adolescent Services Research Center, Children s Hospital, San Diego, CA 92123, USA
Arch Gen Psychiatry 61:1217-24. 2004..Children involved with child welfare systems are at high risk for emotional and behavioral problems. Many children with identified mental health problems do not receive care, especially ethnic/minority children...
- Children, families, and foster care: analysis and recommendationsSandra Bass
Future Child 14:4-29. 2004
- Epidemiology of health and vulnerability among children orphaned and made vulnerable by HIV/AIDS in sub-Saharan AfricaGail Andrews
AIDS Care 18:269-76. 2006..The authors conclude with some suggestions for policy makers and programme implementers, highlighting the importance of focusing on interventions that will have maximum impact on the health and well-being of children...
- Rising incidence and prevalence of orphanhood in Manicaland, Zimbabwe, 1998 to 2003Helen Watts
Imperial College, London, UK
AIDS 19:717-25. 2005..To quantify and describe orphan incidence in Manicaland, eastern Zimbabwe...
- Orphans in Africa: parental death, poverty, and school enrollmentAnne Case
Center for Health and Wellbeing, Princeton University, NJ 08544, USA
Demography 41:483-508. 2004..The lower enrollment of orphans is largely explained by the greater tendency of orphans to live with distant relatives or unrelated caregivers...
- Comparison of household-survey estimates with projections of mortality and orphan numbers in sub-Saharan Africa in the era of HIV/AIDSNicholas C Grassly
Department of Infectious Disease Epidemiology, Imperial College, London
Popul Stud (Camb) 58:207-17. 2004..Reducing adult mortality from causes other than AIDS brings the model estimates into close agreement with the surveys. This suggests that the fraction of orphans attributable to AIDS is greater than estimated previously...
- Substance use and abuse among older youth in foster careMichael G Vaughn
University of Pittsburgh, 2117 Cathedral of Learning, Pittsburgh, PA 15260, United States
Addict Behav 32:1929-35. 2007..However, rates of substance use disorder are high. Particularly at risk for both high rates of use and disorder are youth in independent living situations and youth with a diagnosis of Conduct Disorder or Post Traumatic Stress Disorder...
- Who disrupts from placement in foster and kinship care?Patricia Chamberlain
Oregon Social Learning Center and Center for Research to Practice, Eugene, OR, USA
Child Abuse Negl 30:409-24. 2006..To identify reliable, inexpensive predictors of foster care placement disruption that could be used to assess risk of placement failure...
- Prevention of behavior problems for children in foster care: outcomes and mediation effectsPatricia Chamberlain
Oregon Social Learning Center and Center for Research to Practice, Eugene, OR 97401 4928, USA
Prev Sci 9:17-27. 2008....
- AIDS pandemic--still time to prepare for the orphan tideChris Bateman
S Afr Med J 94:505-7. 2004
- Are we ignoring youths with disabilities in foster care? An examination of their school performanceSarah Geenen
Portland State University, Regional Research Institute, OR 97207, USA
Soc Work 51:233-41. 2006..Greater attention, commitment, and time must be given to the educational needs of foster care youths with disabilities by both education and child welfare professionals...
- Forming attachments in foster care: infant attachment behaviors during the first 2 months of placementK Chase Stovall-McClough
New York University School of Medicine, USA
Dev Psychopathol 16:253-71. 2004..Finally, we found significant concordance between the diary and Strange Situation scales for secure and avoidant behaviors...
- Psychological distress among AIDS orphans in rural UgandaBenjamin Atwine
Department of Community Medicine, Lund University, University Hospital UMAS, Malmo S 20502, Sweden
Soc Sci Med 61:555-64. 2005..e. vegetative symptoms, feelings of hopelessness, and suicidal ideation. High levels of psychological distress found in AIDS orphans suggest that material support alone is not sufficient for these children...
- "Retirement lost"-the new role of the elderly as caretakers for orphans in Western KenyaErick O Nyambedha
Institute of African Studies, University of Nairobi, Kenya
J Cross Cult Gerontol 18:33-52. 2003..This dramatic deterioration in the situation of the elderly should be seen in the context of the rampant HIV/AIDS epidemic, population growth, changing socio-cultural values, and unfavourable macroeconomic trends...
- The orphans of Eritrea: what are the choices?Peter H Wolff
Children s Hospital, Boston, MA 02115, USA
Am J Orthopsychiatry 75:475-84. 2005..The public policy implications of the findings for the protection of unaccompanied children in impoverished developing countries are discussed...
- Dimensions of the emerging orphan crisis in sub-Saharan AfricaGeorge Bicego
Global AIDS Program, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 1600 Clifton Road, Mailstop E41, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
Soc Sci Med 56:1235-47. 2003..Our results are interpreted in the context of societal responses to the crisis, and potential recommendations for intervention...
- Psychological well-being of orphans in Dar El Salaam, TanzaniaV Makame
Centre for International Child Health, Institute of Child Health, University College London, UK
Acta Paediatr 91:459-65. 2002..There is an urgent need to expand and improve current intervention programmes not only to meet the basic needs but also to include psychosocial support, counselling services for the orphans, and training for their carers and teachers...
- Ethics. The ethics of international research with abandoned childrenJoseph Millum
Department of Bioethics, Clinical Center, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD 20892 1156, USA
Science 318:1874-5. 2007
- Fosterage patterns in the age of AIDS: continuity and changeSangeetha Madhavan
Department of Sociology, University of the Witwatersrand, Private Bag 3, Wits 2050, South Africa
Soc Sci Med 58:1443-54. 2004..The paper concludes with a call for more research on children orphaned by AIDS in South Africa that will provide not only more data, but also enrich theoretical approaches to studying patterns of child fosterage in Africa and elsewhere...
- Beyond education and food: psychosocial well-being of orphans in AfricaG Foster
Department of Paediatrics, Mutare Provincial Hospital, Zimbabwe
Acta Paediatr 91:502-4. 2002
- Adult health and social outcomes of children who have been in public care: population-based studyRussell M Viner
Department of Paediatrics and Child Health, Royal Free and University College Medical School, Royal Free Campus, Royal Free Hospital, London, United Kingdom
Pediatrics 115:894-9. 2005..To examine adult socioeconomic, educational, social, and health outcomes of being in public care in childhood...
- Cognitive recovery in socially deprived young children: the Bucharest Early Intervention ProjectCharles A Nelson
Harvard Medical School and Children s Hospital, Boston, MA 02215, USA
Science 318:1937-40. 2007..These results point to the negative sequelae of early institutionalization, suggest a possible sensitive period in cognitive development, and underscore the advantages of family placements for young abandoned children...
- A 2-year follow-up of orphans' competence, socioemotional problems and post-traumatic stress symptoms in traditional foster care and orphanages in Iraqi KurdistanA Ahmad
Department of Neuroscience, Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, Uppsala University, Uppsala, Sweden
Child Care Health Dev 31:203-15. 2005..This paper aims to compare orphans' development in two different care systems...
- Survival among motherless children in rural and urban areas in Guinea-BissauT N Masmas
Projecto de, Saúde de Bandim, Bissau, Guinea Bissau, Denmark
Acta Paediatr 93:99-105. 2004..However, few studies describe the survival patterns of these children. The aim of this study was to investigate the mortality of motherless children in urban and rural areas of Guinea-Bissau...
- The association of foster care or kinship care with adolescent sexual behavior and first pregnancyS C Carpenter
Department of Pediatrics, University of Colorado Health Sciences Center UCHSC, Denver, CO, USA
Pediatrics 108:E46. 2001..Our study investigated the relationship between living in kinship or foster care and high-risk reproductive behaviors in a nationally representative sample of women...
- Supporting community efforts to assist orphans in AfricaGeoff Foster
Mutare Provincial Hospital, Mutare, Zimbabwe
N Engl J Med 346:1907-10. 2002
- Effects of early intervention on EEG power and coherence in previously institutionalized children in RomaniaPeter J Marshall
Department of Psychology, Temple University, Philadelphia, PA 19122, USA
Dev Psychopathol 20:861-80. 2008..Supplementary analyses examined whether the EEG measures mediated changes in intellectual abilities within the foster care children, but no clear evidence of mediation was observed...
- Comparison of two community alternatives to incarceration for chronic juvenile offendersP Chamberlain
Oregon Social Learning Center, Eugene 97401, USA
J Consult Clin Psychol 66:624-33. 1998..e., GC or MTFC) predicted official and self-reported criminality in follow-up beyond other well-known predictors of chronic juvenile offending (i.e., age at 1st offense, number of previous offenses, age at referral)...
- Family reunificationFred Wulczyn
Chapin Hall Center for Children, University of Chicago, USA
Future Child 14:94-113. 2004....
- Behavioral health service use and costs among children in foster careMarion Becker
Louis de la Parte, Florida Mental Health Institute, University of South Florida, Tampa, FL, USA
Child Welfare 85:633-47. 2006..Nonsuccessfully reunified children received a significantly larger quantity of services than those successfully reunified...
- Reactive attachment disorder in maltreated twins follow-up: from 18 months to 8 yearsSherryl Scott Heller
Tulane University Health Sciences Center, New Orleans, LA, USA
Attach Hum Dev 8:63-86. 2006..Follow-up measures, chosen to capture social-cognitive processing of these children from an attachment perspective, are highlighted. Finally, findings from the case are discussed from nosological and theoretical perspectives...
- Mental health and behavioral problems of youth in the child welfare system: residential treatment centers compared to therapeutic foster care in the Odyssey Project populationAmy J L Baker
Center for Child Welfare Research, The Children s Village, Dobbs Ferry, New York, USA
Child Welfare 86:97-123. 2007..The prevalence of disorder in the RTC population was substantially greater than in the TFC population...
- Enhancing the safety of children in foster care and family support programs: automated critical incident reportingEliot Brenner
Casey Family Services, New Haven, CT, USA
Child Welfare 85:611-32. 2006..A survey of users found that the program saved time, was easy to use, and helped manage critical incident reports...
- Factors associated with chronic conditions among children in foster careSandra H Jee
Division of General Pediatrics and Strong Children Research Center, University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry, USA
J Health Care Poor Underserved 17:328-41. 2006..Discussion includes consideration of chronic conditions in this high-risk population...
- Predictors of running away from family foster careAndrea Nesmith
Chapin Hall Center for Children at the University of Chicago, Chicago, USA
Child Welfare 85:585-609. 2006..Results indicate risks stemming from individual, foster home, and child welfare system sources, which offer some insight for prevention and intervention...
- Placement into foster care and the interplay of urbanicity, child behavior problems, and povertyRichard P Barth
School of Social Work, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 3550, USA
Am J Orthopsychiatry 76:358-66. 2006..Child welfare services continue to address the needs of families with children with substantial behavioral problems--yet, federal child welfare policy includes no recognition of this important role...
- The adoption of children from public care: a prospective study of outcome in adolescenceAlan Rushton
Health Services Research Department, Institute of Psychiatry, King s College London, London, UK
J Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry 45:877-83. 2006..To discover the outcomes for children placed late for adoption (between 5 and 11 years old) from public care and to establish which factors predict poorer outcome...
- The physical, developmental, and mental health needs of young children in child welfare by initial placement typeLaurel K Leslie
Child and Adolescent Services Research Center, Children s Hospital, San Diego, California 92123 0282, USA
J Dev Behav Pediatr 26:177-85. 2005....
- Developmental and behavioral needs and service use for young children in child welfareAubyn C Stahmer
Child and Adolescent Services Research Center, San Diego, CA 92123, USA
Pediatrics 116:891-900. 2005....
- The impact of parental alcohol or drug removals on foster care placement experiences: a matched comparison group studyJeffrey J Vanderploeg
Yale University School of Medicine, USA
Child Maltreat 12:125-36. 2007..In addition, these children remain in care longer, experience similar rates of reunification, and have significantly higher rates of adoption...
- Child maltreatment and foster care: unpacking the effects of prenatal and postnatal parental substance useDana K Smith
Oregon Social Learning Center, OR 97401 4928, USA
Child Maltreat 12:150-60. 2007..Findings highlight the potential integrative role that maternal and paternal substance use has on the risk for child maltreatment and foster care placement transitions...
- Prevalence of mental disorders and associated service variables among Ontario children who are permanent wardsPhilip Burge
School of Rehabilitation Therapy, Queen s University, Kingston, Ontario
Can J Psychiatry 52:305-14. 2007..To identify the prevalence rate of mental disorders among Ontario children who are permanent wards and also the key practice and descriptive variables associated with their diagnostic status...
- Comprehensive Family Services and customer satisfaction outcomesRuth A Huebner
Kentucky Cabinet for Health and Family Services, Frankfort, USA
Child Welfare 85:691-714. 2006..CFS practices are associated with significantly higher customer satisfaction that improved over time for all groups. Although causality cannot be determined, the relationship is consistent, robust, and meaningful...
- Helping social workers address the educational needs of foster childrenAndrea G Zetlin
California State University, Los Angeles, Charter College of Education, Los Angeles, CA 90032, USA
Child Abuse Negl 29:811-23. 2005....
- Enhancing parent-child interaction during foster care visits: experimental assessment of an interventionWendy L Haight
School of Social Work, University of Illinois Urbana Champaign, Urbana, IL 61801, USA
Child Welfare 84:459-81. 2005..This article discusses consideration of parents' trauma history in designing interventions to enhance parent-child interaction...
- Characteristics and trajectories of treatment foster care youthDavid L Hussey
Department of Justice Studies, Institute for the Study and Prevention of Violence, Kent State University, Kent, OH 44242 0001, USA
Child Welfare 84:485-506. 2005..Placement instability places the well-being of children at heightened risk, therefore, accurate assessment of child need and risk in relation to caregiver capacities is critical...
- The impact of state TANF policy decisions on kinship care providersSteven G Anderson
School of Social Work, University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign, USA
Child Welfare 85:715-36. 2006..These payments, however, are much lower than rates for licensed providers, and many kinship caregivers are subject to work, training requirements, and time limits...
- Experience with family drug courts in three citiesMary Haack
Department of Family and Community Health, University of Maryland, School of Nursing, Baltimore, MD 21201 1579, USA
Subst Abus 25:17-25. 2004..Specialized Family Drug Courts show promise for an improved way to address child abuse and neglect involving parental substance use. They can also provide a unique clinical training experience for health professionals...
- Accuracy of caregiver identification of developmental delays among young children involved with child welfareMolly Curtin Berkoff
Department of Social Medicine, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC 27599, USA
J Dev Behav Pediatr 27:310-8. 2006....
- The foster care crisis: what caused caseloads to grow?Christopher A Swann
Department of Economics, Box 26165, University of North Carolina at Greensboro, Greensboro, NC 27402 6165, USA
Demography 43:309-35. 2006..Our results highlight the need for child welfare policies designed specifically for the children of incarcerated parents and parents who are facing less generous welfare programs...
- Early deprivation and home basal cortisol levels: a study of internationally adopted childrenDarlene A Kertes
Institute of Child Development, 51 East River Road, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN 55455, USA
Dev Psychopathol 20:473-91. 2008..A structural equation model revealed that preadoption Deprived Care predicted Growth Delay at adoption and Growth Delay predicted higher morning cortisol levels and a larger diurnal cortisol decrease...
- Short-term follow-up of children at risk: comparison of the quality of life of children removed from home and children remaining at homeBilha Davidson-Arad
The Bob Shapell School of Social Work, Tel Aviv University, Ramat Aviv, Tel Aviv 69978, Israel
Child Abuse Negl 27:733-50. 2003..To follow up the well-being of children at risk after a decision on their removal was made...
- Sheltering childrenRita Black Monsen
J Pediatr Nurs 18:137-8. 2003
- Examination of racial imbalance for children in foster care: implications for trainingKathleen Belanger
School of Social Work, Stephen F Austin State University, P O Box 6104 SFA Station, Nacogdoches, TX 75961, USA
J Health Soc Policy 15:163-76. 2002....
- An investigation of racial partiality in child welfare assessments of attachmentBetty C Surbeck
Family Support Services, Upper Darby, Pennsylvania, USA
Am J Orthopsychiatry 73:13-23. 2003..Results indicate that the impact of race on assessments of attachment is complicated and may be influenced by communication gaps and negative racial stereotypes...
- Foster child health and development: implications for primary careSusan Kools
Department of Family Health Care Nursing, University of California, San Francisco, USA
Pediatr Nurs 29:39-41, 44-6. 2003..Priorities for clinical practice include care coordination and interdisciplinary collaboration; maintenance of adequate, up-to-date health records; vigorous follow-up; and health-targeted advocacy...
- Relative foster parents of HIV-affected childrenSally Mason
Institute for Juvenile Research, Department of Psychiatry, University of Illinois at Chicago, 60612, USA
Child Welfare 81:541-69. 2002..Child welfare workers and relative foster parents need training on HIV's effect on the families so that appropriate services can be accessed as early as possible...
- Early identification of mental health needs for children in care: a therapeutic assessment programme for statutory clients of child protectionNicole L Milburn
Berry Street Victoria Take Two Programme, Australia
Clin Child Psychol Psychiatry 13:31-47. 2008..The findings are discussed within the context of specific mental health service delivery to this vulnerable population of maltreated infants, children and young people...
- Professionals' decision-making about out-of-home placements following instances of child abusePreston A Britner
School of Family Studies, University of Connecticut, Storrs 06269 2058, USA
Child Abuse Negl 26:317-32. 2002..The goal of this research was to study how different groups of child welfare professionals prioritize and use information to make placement decisions following instances of child abuse...
- Expedited permanency planning: evaluation of the Kentucky Adoptions Opportunities ProjectMavin H Martin
Kent School of Social Work, University of Louisville, KY 40292, USA
Child Welfare 81:203-24. 2002..The major barriers to permanency are discussed, as well as the policy and practice implications in the context of Adoption and Safe Families Act of 1997...
- Getting home on time: predicting timely permanence for young childrenCathryn C Potter
University of Denver School of Social Work, Institute for Families, CO, USA
Child Welfare 81:123-50. 2002..This article uses qualitative interviews with child welfare and court personnel to identify critical barriers to and supports for effective permanency planning...
- Effectively addressing mental health issues in child welfare practice: the family connectionElisabeth Pufahl
Tennessee Voices for Children corrected Nashville, Tennessee, USA
Child Welfare 86:75-91. 2007..TVC's Nashville Connection and Family Connection programs did this by coordinating support services, building community bridges, and providing comprehensive in-home services...
- The risk of subsequent maltreatment allegations in families with substance-exposed infantsBrenda D Smith
School of Social Welfare, University at Albany, State University of New York, 12222, USA
Child Abuse Negl 26:97-114. 2002....
- Strengthening the roles of existing structures by breaking down barriers and building up bridges: intensifying HIV/AIDS awareness, outreach, and intervention in UgandaR Sayson
Eaglets Child Welfare Organisation, Kampala, Uganda, East Africa
Child Welfare 80:541-50. 2001..This article describes the impact of the epidemic, the project's methodology, and lessons learned to assist in bringing down barriers and building bridges...
- Health care policies for children in out-of-home careC Risley-Curtiss
Arizona State University School of Social Work, Tempe 85287-1802, USA
Child Welfare 80:325-50. 2001..Most states fell short of meeting the standards set by the Child Welfare League of America for the health care of children in out-of-home care...
- Data briefing. AIDS preventionJohn Appleby
King s Fund
Health Serv J 113:31. 2003
- Racial disparity in Minnesota's child protection systemErik P Johnson
Gerald R Ford School of Public Policy, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48109 3091, USA
Child Welfare 86:5-20. 2007..Using binary logistic regression, they are able to determine the odds that a child belonging to a particular racial or ethnic group would progress to the next decision point...
- Improving healthcare for children entering foster careChristina Risley-Curtiss
School of Social Work, Arizona State University, Tempe, Arizona, USA
Child Welfare 86:123-44. 2007..The study finds that despite an existing policy for healthcare for children entering foster care, legislation mandating additional efforts, shortened time frames, and provision for judicial oversight are needed for improvement...
- Trauma resilience among youth in substitute care demonstrating sexual behavior problemsScott C Leon
Loyola University Chicago, Department of Psychology, 6525 N Sheridan Road, Chicago, IL 60626, USA
Child Abuse Negl 32:67-81. 2008..The purpose of this longitudinal study was to examine the relationship between several proposed protective factors and trauma symptoms among highly vulnerable youth in the child welfare system...
- Five commentaries: looking to the futureSusan H Badeau
Education Policy Studies and Research Department, School of Education, DePaul University, USA
Future Child 14:174-89. 2004
- When children cannot return home: adoption and guardianshipMark F Testa
Children and Family Research Center, School of Social Work, University of Illinois, Urbana Champaign, USA
Future Child 14:114-29. 2004..Looking forward, these changes would require child welfare agencies to think creatively and thoughtfully about how best to serve families and the children in their care...
- [Effectiveness of in-home family-focused interventions]Hans Peter Heekerens
Fakultät Angewandte Sozialwissenchaften der Fachhochschule München
Prax Kinderpsychol Kinderpsychiatr 57:130-46. 2008..All of them are producing clinically relevant positive long-term effects. The models of in-home family-focused intervention currently used in Germany are to be evaluated in studies with (quasi-)experimental design...
- The U.S. child welfare system: a de facto public behavioral health care systemJohn S Lyons
Mental Health Services and Policy Program, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
J Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry 43:971-3. 2004
- Orphanhood and childcare patterns in sub-Saharan Africa: an analysis of national surveys from 40 countriesRoeland Monasch
United Nations Children s Fund, New York, NY 10017, USA
AIDS 18:S55-65. 2004..Assess the impact of AIDS on prevalence of orphanhood and care patterns...
- Meeting the challenges of contemporary foster careSandra Stukes Chipungu
School of Social Work, Howard University, USA
Future Child 14:74-93. 2004....
- Safety and stability for foster children: a developmental perspectiveBrenda Jones Harden
Institute for Child Study, Department of Human Development, University of Maryland, College Park, USA
Future Child 14:30-47. 2004....
- Child welfare services and delinquency: the need to know moreMelissa Jonson-Reid
Washington University, St Louis, MO, USA
Child Welfare 83:157-73. 2004..The article discusses key methodological, theoretical, and policy implications that help guide further research in this area...
- Education and nutritional status of orphans and children of HIV-infected parents in KenyaVinod Mishra
Demographic and Health Research Division, Macro International Inc, 11785 Beltsville Dr, Calverton, MD 20705, USA
AIDS Educ Prev 19:383-95. 2007....
- Randomized trial of HIV / STD prevention in Zimbabwean youthFrances Cowan; Fiscal Year: 2006..The most valid method will then be used in the final outcomes survey for the parent trial. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- Mechanisms By Which Maternal And Fetal Drug Exposure Is*Jashvant Unadkat; Fiscal Year: 2006..Once tested, we will be able to predict the magnitude of change in dose that should be instituted for a wide range of drugs whose disposition is significantly modulated by these transporters. ..
- National Network of Libraries of Medicine - Region 2JM J TOOEY; Fiscal Year: 2012..Emphasis should be on the [unreadable]underconnected,[unreadable] particularly in inner city and rural health organizations, to upgrade and maintain technology access. ..
- National Network of Libraries of Medicine - Region 2JM J TOOEY; Fiscal Year: 2013..Emphasis should be on the [unreadable]underconnected,[unreadable] particularly in inner city and rural health organizations, to upgrade and maintain technology access. ..
- National Network of Libraries of Medicine - Region 2JM J TOOEY; Fiscal Year: 2011..Emphasis should be on the [unreadable]underconnected,[unreadable] particularly in inner city and rural health organizations, to upgrade and maintain technology access. ..
- Cardiovascular Responses to Sleep Apnea in Tetraplegia: A Pilot StudyJill M Wecht; Fiscal Year: 2010....
- National Network of Libraries of Medicine - Region 3Ruth Holst; Fiscal Year: 2011
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- National Network of Libraries of Medicine - Region 8Javier Crespo; Fiscal Year: 2011
- National Network of Libraries of Medicine - Region 4HAMASU CLAIRE; Fiscal Year: 2012
- National Network of Libraries of Medicine - Region 4HAMASU CLAIRE; Fiscal Year: 2011
- National Network of Libraries of Medicine - Region 8Javier Crespo; Fiscal Year: 2013
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- National Network of Libraries of Medicine - Region 4HAMASU CLAIRE; Fiscal Year: 2013
- National Network of Libraries of Medicine - Region 6CATHY BURROUGHS; Fiscal Year: 2013..abstract_text> ..
- National Network of Libraries of Medicine - Region 6CATHY BURROUGHS; Fiscal Year: 2012..abstract_text> ..
- National Network of Libraries of Medicine - Region 5MICHELLE MALIZIA; Fiscal Year: 2012
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- National Network of Libraries of Medicine - Region 6CATHY BURROUGHS; Fiscal Year: 2011
- National Network of Libraries of Medicine - Region 5MICHELLE MALIZIA; Fiscal Year: 2011
- National Network of Libraries of Medicine - Region 7Julie Kwan; Fiscal Year: 2012
- National Network of Libraries of Medicine - Region 7Julie Kwan; Fiscal Year: 2011
- National Network of Libraries of Medicine - Region 7Julie Kwan; Fiscal Year: 2013
- National Network of Libraries of Medicine - Region 1BARBARA EPSTEIN; Fiscal Year: 2012
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- A Rodent Model to Study Links Among Diet, Visceral Adipose and CardiomyopathyMELINDA ANN FRYE; Fiscal Year: 2013..abstract_text> ..
- Regulation of Lung Fibrosis by Alternatively Activated Macrophages and Arginase-1ROBERT MATTHEW TIGHE; Fiscal Year: 2013..Collectively, this approach will allow us to dissect the role of arginase-1 production by macrophages and fibroblasts in the pathobiology of progressive pulmonary fibrosis. ..
- Surveillance of Serum Contents by Mast Cells and Regulation of Allergic ImmunityLaurence E Cheng; Fiscal Year: 2013..The candidate will also be positioned to compete for further funding opportunities as he develops an independent research program. ..
- Optic Nerve Aging and GlaucomaThasarat Vajaranant; Fiscal Year: 2013..More broadly, this work serves as a foundation for a future line of investigations into sex-differences and non-hormonal mechanisms of optic nerve aging and risks for glaucoma. ..
- Role of Coxiella burnetii group I introns in growth modulationMichael F Minnick; Fiscal Year: 2010..burnetii's molecular biology, interruption of these genetic elements and events will provide novel targets and strategies for therapeutic intervention of Q fever. ..
- Neuroendocrine Contribution to Behavior &Cognition in the Female LifespanC NEILL NEILL EPPERSON; Fiscal Year: 2013..abstract_text> ..
- Genetic Determinants of the Response to Thienopyridine TherapyJessica L Mega; Fiscal Year: 2013..The TIMI Study Group also offers the appropriate training environment to provide Dr. Mega with the skills needed to lead the multicenter clinical trial described in Aim 3. ..
- Environmental Chitin Exposure in the Pathogenesis of AsthmaRene M Roy; Fiscal Year: 2012..abstract_text> ..
- MT VET COBRE II CORE A: ADMINISTRATIVE COREMark T Quinn; Fiscal Year: 2011..Thus, this network also facilitates rapid and seamless communication between investigators and Mentors, including those at UM and the Rocky Mountain Laboratories...
- Protein Phosphatase Regulation of the Principal Renal Sodium Transporter NHE3Ion Alexandru Bobulescu; Fiscal Year: 2013....
- USC Research Center for Liver DiseaseNeil Kaplowitz; Fiscal Year: 2013....
- Online patient self-assessment for chronic pancreatic and other painAndrew H Soll; Fiscal Year: 2011..Although we focus on chronic pancreatic pain, we are using a general approach that will be applicable to any chronic pain or non-pain symptom. ..
- Prenatal Cocaine Exposure: Young Adult Follow UpRuth Rose-Jacobs; Fiscal Year: 2013....
- QTL and QTL Genes Underlying Lactation PerformanceDarryl L Hadsell; Fiscal Year: 2010..The experiments described in this proposal will use powerful new mouse genetic tools to identify and map the genes which could regulate lactation outcomes in breastfeeding women. ..
- Role of trabecular meshwork contractility in modulating outflow resistanceCHEE HIAN TAN; Fiscal Year: 2013..This project studies a potential mechanism for regulating intraocular pressure that can help us better understand glaucoma and ways to treat it. ..
- Using Genetics For Early Phenotyping &Prevention of Hypertrophic CardiomyopathyChristine E Seidman; Fiscal Year: 2013..Early treatment can be targeted to at-risk, genetically susceptible individuals to offset the consequences of pathogenic mutations and prevent disease progression. ..
- Melanoma Prevention: Using the SunMarianne Berwick; Fiscal Year: 2013..The NCI clearly states that prevention must be based on knowledge developed by integrative population science teams working in the population and in the laboratory. ..
- Function of Microtubule Plus-End-Tracking Proteins in the Neuronal Growth ConeLaura Anne Lowery; Fiscal Year: 2013....
- Fogarty Global Health Fellows Coordinating CenterCHARLES MICHAEL VAN DER HORST; Fiscal Year: 2013..abstract_text> ..
- METHYLATION OF THE CALCITONIN GENE IN HUMAN TUMORSStephen B Baylin; Fiscal Year: 2013..We investigate whether this change can foster cancer initiation and the molecular mechanisms though which it arises. ..
- GHSU/WSU Cooperative Reproductive Medicine NetworkMichael Peter Diamond; Fiscal Year: 2013....
- Genetic and environmental modulation of RNA editingClaudia Schmauss; Fiscal Year: 2011..abstract_text> ..
- Endogenous Gas Molecules As Transcription FactorsLeo E Otterbein; Fiscal Year: 2012..Specific Aim 3: To evaluate the role of CO in DNA synthesis and the regulation of cellular proliferation. ..
- Alexander Disease: Cellular and Molecular MechanismsAlbee Messing; Fiscal Year: 2012..In Aim 3 we will also determine whether the mutant form specifically accumulates in the aggregates. This will test the hypothesis that mutant GFAP is not toxic per se, but produces disease by causing GFAP accumulation. ..
- Fostering Opportunities for Nutrition and Global HealthWafaie W Fawzi; Fiscal Year: 2010..We will partner with St. John's Research Institute in Bangalore, India and develop stronger collaboration with colleagues in Tanzania and Brazil. ..
- COBRE Center for Cancer Research DevelopmentBharat Ramratnam; Fiscal Year: 2013..CCRD will provide the basic research framework needed for transitioning into an NCI designated clinical cancer center. ..
- Cytokine Effects on Amphetamine-Induced Dopamine Release using PET NeuroimagingJennifer C Felger; Fiscal Year: 2011..To accomplish her goals, the applicants training plan will include a combination of mentored research, coursework, seminars, and attendance at national and international meetings. ..
- CYTOLOGICAL STUDIES OF DEVELOPING AND MATURE NEURONSMary Bartlett Bunge; Fiscal Year: 2013..Discovery of translational methods to improve exiting of regenerated brainstem axons from the SC bridge into the cord will have an important impact on fostering spinal cord repair, particularly for the use of SCs to mend human SCIs. ..
- Neural Markers of Individual Difference in Emotion Regulation in Depressed AdultsJay C Fournier; Fiscal Year: 2013..These findings could have enormous clinical utility and could lead to future work attempting to refine existing treatment strategies to make them more effective for patients with functional deficits in the emotion regulation system. ..
- A qualitative description of a pilot project to improve access to care in one DenSARAH ELAINE RASKIN; Fiscal Year: 2011..Page 1 of 1 Qualitative description of a dental health pilot project ..
- An interactive web-based intervention to achieve healthy weight in young childrenEllen Wald; Fiscal Year: 2013....
- Mid Career Award in Patient Oriented Pelvic Floor ResearchHolly E Richter; Fiscal Year: 2013..This project provides support to an investigator committed to pursuing robust research initiatives in women with pelvic floor disorders and to mentor the clinicians and researchers of the future. ..
- Reducing Social Disparities of Heatwave Impacts in a Changing ClimateMARIE SYLVIA O apos NEILL; Fiscal Year: 2010..The goal is to encourage the widespread adoption of effective local programs to prevent illness and save lives during heatwaves. ..
- Lysosomal Disease NetworkChester B Whitley; Fiscal Year: 2013..Solutions to these problems will have direct impact on patients suffering from lysosomal diseases, and important implications for medical practice. ..
- 7th National Headache Foundation Research SummitRima Dafer; Fiscal Year: 2009....
- Cognitive and Psychosocial Benefit of Caregiver Training for Ugandan HIV ChildrenMICHAEL JOSEPH BOIVIN; Fiscal Year: 2010....
- Drug Abuse: Sex differences in developmental and environmental influencesJill B Becker; Fiscal Year: 2010..Results from these experiments will have implications for treatment and prevention of drug abuse using non-pharmacological interventions. ..
- Bioethics Research Infrastructure InitiativeCLAUDIA ROSE BAQUET; Fiscal Year: 2010..The Center aims and programs are consistent with the intent of the ARRA GO grant funding and include: creation of jobs and to promote economic investment in local underserved communities. ..
- Retinal Degeneration ConferenceRobert E Anderson; Fiscal Year: 2010..There is ample evidence that this conference has had profound effects on the scientific careers of many of the young scientists who attended. ..
- An epithelial model for V-type H+-ATPase-driven acid-base transportPeter M Piermarini; Fiscal Year: 2010..Moreover, mosquito kidneys are much more accessible and easier to study in the laboratory than mammalian kidneys, making the former an ideal experimental model system for studying the latter. ..
- TRAINING PROGRAM IN GENETICS AND GENOMICSWilliam Gelbart; Fiscal Year: 2006..Type the name of the program director at the top of each printed page and each continuation page. (For type specifications, see instructions on page 6.) INSTITUTIONAL NATIONAL RESEARCH SERVICE AWARD (Substitute Page) ..
- Family Planning Promotion in HIV Infected ZambiansSusan Allen; Fiscal Year: 2005..Cost- effectiveness will be determined with methods developed jointly by experts in the fields of HIV therapy in Africa and contraception. ..
- Fostering Self-Regulation in Infants and Toddlers with FASDsBlair Paley; Fiscal Year: 2009..Teaching children with prenatal alcohol exposure these skills may help reduce their risk for negative long-term outcomes, such as delinquency, school failure, and mental health problems. ..
- Matrix Metalloproteases Regulate Mesenchymal Stem CellsZena Werb; Fiscal Year: 2006..These studies will have direct implications for the treatment of skeletal injuries resulting from disease or malformation, and for injuries that are refractory to conventional therapy. ..
- Development of a patient-based provider intervention for early caries managementANDREEA EMILIA VOINEA GRIFFIN; Fiscal Year: 2010..The final objective is better oral health at the population level as stressed by the Surgeon General's 2000 Report. ..
- MENTAL HEALTH RESEARCH TRAININGStanley Watson; Fiscal Year: 2003..The trainees will have access to world- class facilities and laboratories, in the context of a rich and supportive environment. ..
- Environmental Mutagen Society 2011 Annual MeetingCATHERINE G B KLEIN; Fiscal Year: 2011..The meetings also provide a forum in which students, postdoctoral fellows, and early career investigators can share information with established scientists through formal scientific sessions and informal interactions. ..