Other Sources

The following sources provide additional information about child maltreatment; child welfare goals, legislation, and monitoring; and the child welfare case process

  • Adoption Assistance and Child Welfare Act of 1980. Pub. L. no. 96-272. (1980). Retrieved from: link
  • “Child Abuse Prevention and Treatment and Adoption Reform.” Title 42 U.S. Code, Chapter 67. (2012). Retrieved from: link.
  • DePanfilis, D., & Salus, M. K. (2003). Child protective services: A guide for caseworkers. Retrieved from: link.
  • Foster Care Independence Act of 1999. Pub. L. no. 106-169. (1999). Retrieved from: link.
  • Fostering Connections to Success and Increasing Adoptions Act of 2008. Pub. L. no. 110-351. (2008). Retrieved from: link.
  • Golden, O., & Macomber, J. (2009). Framework paper: The Adoption and Safe Families Act (ASFA).  S. Notkin, K. Weber, O. Golden, & J. Macomber (Eds.), Intentions and results. A look back at the Adoption and Safe Families Act. Retrieved from: link.
  • Goldman, J., Salus, M. K., Wolcott, D., & Kennedy, K. Y. (2003). A coordinated response to child abuse and neglect: The foundation for practice. Retrieved from: link.
  • Indian Child Welfare Act of 1978 Pub. L. no. 95-608. (1978). Retrieved from: link.
  • Jones, W. G. (2006). Working with the courts in child protection. Retrieved from: link.
  • Lou, C., Anthony, E. K., Stone, S., Vu, C. M., & Austin, M. J. (2008). Assessing child and youth well-being: Implications for child welfare practice. Journal of Evidence-Based Social Work, 5(1/2), 91-133. Retrieved from: link.
  • Public Welfare, 45 C.F.R. pt. 1355. (2012). Retrieved from: link.
  • Social Security Act, Title IV—Grants to States for Aid and Services to Needy Families with Children and for Child-Welfare Services. (2012). Retrieved from: link.
  • U.S. Department of Education. (n.d.). Building the legacy: IDEA 2004. Retrieved from: link.
  • Wulzyn, F. (2007). Monitoring child welfare programs: Performance improvement in a CQI context. Retrieved from: link.