Illinois Child Welfare

Journal Articles

Volume 2 • Numbers 1-2 (2005)


Telescopes and Microscopes: The Need For Applied Knowledge From Macro-Meso- And Micro-Level Systems
Katherine B. Tyson, Ph.D. Editor-in-Chief


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Gender Identity Disorder: Mental Illness or Child Maltreatment? Implications for Professionals
Sana Loue, J.D., Ph.D., M.P.H.

A Plan To Strengthen Systems And Reduce The Number Of African-American Children In Child Welfare
Juanita Redd, M.B.A., Hayward Suggs, M.B.A., Robert D. Gibbons, Ph.D., Leonard Muhammad, Jess McDonald, Carl C. Bell, M.D.

Abusive Head Trauma: Epidemiology, Pathogenesis, Diagnosis and Outcome
Kirsten Bechtel, M.D.

An Exploration Of Service Delivery In the Promise Model of Foster Care
Yvonne A. Unrau, Ph.D., Michael A. Wells, M.S., Mary Ann Hartnett, Ph.D.

Assessing the Best Interests of the Child in a Risk-laden, Multicultural Context: Insights from Practice with Latino Families
Deborah R. Major, L.C.S.W.

Developing a Database for Evaluating the Effectiveness of Parent Education and Support Programs: Results of a Pilot Study
Sandra Tsang, Ph.D., Cynthia Leung, Ph.D.

Multidisciplinary Training for Professionals Investigating Suspected Child Abuse
Leigh A. Cantrell, MD, MSPH, Rebecca R.S. Socolar, MD, MPH

Risk Management of Maltreatment of Infants and Toddlers: A Shared Case Review and Decision-Making Model
Maria Scannapieco, Ph.D., M.S.W., Kelli Connell-Carrick, Ph.D., L.M.S.W.

Testimonial Address for Nebraska State Senate*
Jessyca Vandercoy, M.S.W.

The Power of Social Work: Pass It On**
Robin Russel, J.D., Ph.D.

From the Children’s Guardian’s Desk in Australia

Devising Practice Standards for Aboriginal Out-of-home Care
Mel Gray, Ph.D., Bruce Valentine, Ph.D.

From the Practitioner’s Desk

Kinship Care: Parenting Your Children’s Children in an Unsupportive System
H. Luke Shaefer, A.M., Gwen W. Talley, M.S.

From the Program Director’s Desk

When Emergency Shelter is a Child’s Growing Environment
Erki Korp, M.A.

Annotated Bibliography

Kinship Caregiving: Myths and Evidence
Shyla Ford, M.S.W.

Book Reviews

Culturally Competent Public Child Welfare Practice
Reviewed by: Shipra S. Parikh, L.C.S.W.

Face to Face with Children: The Life and Work of Clare Winnicott
Reviewed by: Gretchen Witte Glader, L.C.S.W.


*Editor’s Note: This testimony was presented in Fall, 2004 at a Nebraska Senate hearing on the crisis in Child Protective Services in the state.

**This article originally appeared in Update, April/May, 2004, vol 28, No. 6, published by the National Association of social Workers - New York State chapter. It is reprinted with permission from NASW-NYS.

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