Wednesday, December 2, 2015

Dr. Rivera publishes article in Child Welfare Journal

Dr. Marny Rivera, Justice faculty, recently published an article in Child Welfare Journal, a publication of the Child Welfare League of America (CWLA).

"Rethinking child welfare to keep families safe and together: Effective housing-based supports to reduce child trauma, maltreatment recidivism, and re-entry to foster care," by Dr. Marny Rivera and Dr. Rita Sullivan. September 2015.

This article describes a collaborative model in Oregon of a continuum of housing-based clinical and support services for the whole family that has safely reduced foster care placement.

The CWLA notes on its website:
The Child Welfare League of American (CWLA) leads and engages its network of public and private agencies and partners to advance policies, best practices and collaborative strategies that result in better outcomes for vulnerable children, youth and families.