Panel: Innovations in Child Welfare Services Research
(Family and Child Policy)

Saturday, November 4, 2017: 3:30 PM-5:00 PM
Stetson BC (Hyatt Regency Chicago)

*Names in bold indicate Presenter

Panel Chairs:  Amy Dworsky, University of Chicago
Discussants:  Lawrence Berger, University of Wisconsin - Madison

Substance Use Prevalence and Child Welfare Caseloads: Empirical Evidence
Robin A Ghertner, Annette Waters, Gilbert L Crouse, Christopher Jones and Laura Radel, U.S. Department of Health & Human Services

Superutilization of Child Welfare and Other Services: A Descriptive and Predictive Analysis of Service Use Among Families in Child Welfare
Elizabeth Weigensberg1, Derekh Cornwell1, Erin Maher2, Ginger Griffeth3 and Julie Rotella4, (1)Mathematica Policy Research, (2)Casey Family Programs, (3)Florida Department of Children and Families, (4)Tennessee Department of Children's Services

Age-Specific Risk Factors Associated with Placement Instability Among Foster Children
Kierra M P Sattler1, Sarah A Font2 and Elizabeth T Gershoff1, (1)University of Texas, Austin, (2)Pennsylvania State University

What About the Children? How Opioid Use Affects Child Well-Being
Lindsey Rose Bullinger, Indiana University and Benjamin Ward, Vanderbilt University

Innovations in Child Welfare Services Research

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