Illinois Child Welfare

Journal Articles

Volume 3 • Numbers 1-2 (2006-07)


The Value of Understanding Child Welfare Services from Children's Perspectives
Katherine Tyson McCrea, Ph.D. Editor-in-Chief


Children’s Stress Levels: An Evaluation Tool to Determine Programme Quality
Margaret Sims, Ph.D., Andrew Guilfoyle, Ph.D., Trevor Parry, Ph.D. Edith Cowan University, Joondalup Campus, Australia

Parents’ Perspectives on Social Exclusion and the Development of Psychological Autonomy in Children with Disabilities
Rita Vaicekauskaite, Ph.D. School of Social Work, Klaipeda University, Klaipeda, Lithuania

Cyber Bullying: What Teachers, Social Workers and Administrators Should Know
Ann Epstein, Ph.D. and Jeffrey Kazmierczak, M.A. Roosevelt University, Chicago, Illinois

Citizens Speak About the Meaning of Genuine Community Governance
Dawn Hemingway, M.Sc., M.S.W., R.S.W. and Gerard Bellefeuille, Ph.D., R.S.W. University of Northern British Columbia, Canada

Vulnerability, Risk and Resilience Factors in Adoptive Family Relationship Development
Venessa Brown, Ph.D. and Kathy Gomez, M.S.W. Southern Illinois University, Edwardsville, Illinois

Parental Support and Development of Peer Social Status Among Children in India
Prafulla Kumar Das, Ph.D. and Sangita Patnaik, Ph.D. Berhampur University, Orissa, India

Intergenerational Addiction and Child Abuse: Treatment and Policy Approaches
Dorothea Marie Epple, Ph.D., L.C.S.W. College of St. Francis, Chicago, Illinois

Successful Family Reunification: The Contribution of Social Work Theory in the Provision of Services and Decision-Making
Elizabeth Peffer Talbot, Ph.D. St. Cloud State University, St. Cloud, Minnesota

From the Practitioner’s Desk

Attracting African-Americans to Adoption Programs
Erin Bass, B.S.W. and Wayne C. Evens, Ph.D. Bradley University, Peoria, Illinois

Understanding the Healing Nurture in Foster Parents’ Psychological Availability
Deborah R. Major, M.S.W., Associate Editor, and Doctoral Candidate, Loyola University of Chicago School of Social Work

Book Reviews

The Development of the Person: The Minnesota Study of Risk and Adaptation from Birth to Adulthood
Reviewed by Kathryn Cornell, L.C.S.W. Doctoral Candidate, Loyola University of Chicago School of Social Work

Coming of Age: The Evolving Field of Adventure Therapy
Reviewed by David E. Scheinfeld, Northwestern University


In Memoriam: Jane Roiter, Ph.D., L.C.S.W.


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