Illinois Child Welfare

Journal Articles

Volume 4 • Number 1 (2008)

Editorial

Towards a more Deeply Child-Centered Approach to Child Poverty
Katherine Tyson McCrea, Ph.D. Editor-in-Chief

Articles

Glocalizing Structural Poverty: Reclaiming Hope for Children and Families
Philip Young P. Hong, Ph.D., School of Social Work, Loyola University Chicago

Welfare Reform: The Role of Preschool Children's Health on Child Care and Mother's Work
Ruchi S. Gupta, M.D., M.P.H,, Institute for Healthcare Studies, Northwestern University
Feinberg School of Medicine and Children's Memorial Hospital, Chicago, IL
Laura B. Amsden M.S.W M.P.H., Institute for Healthcare Studies, Northwestern
University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, IL
Emily Collins B.S., Institute for Healthcare Studies, Northwestern University Feinberg
School of Medicine, Chicago, IL
Jane L. Holl M.D., M.P.H. , Institute for Healthcare Studies, Northwestern University
Feinberg School of Medicine and Children's Memorial Hospital, Chicago, IL.

Understanding Caseworker Perspectives on a Pediatric Medical Home for Children in
Foster Care

Sandra H. Jee, M.D., M.P.H., Division of General Pediatrics, Strong Children's
Research Center, University of Rochester and Starlight Pediatrics, Rochester, NY
Amanda Kim Doyle, B.A., SUNY Downstate Medical University, NY.

Factors Impacting Permanency Outcomes for Foster Children Before and After Passage
of the Adoption and Safe Families Act of 1997

Sabrina Townsend, M.A., Jewish Child and Family Service, Chicago, IL
Annette Hignight, M.A., Jewish Child and Family Service, Chicago, IL
David Rubovits, Ph.D., Jewish Federation of Metropolitan Chicago, Chicago, IL

Youth Aging Out of Foster Care: University Support
Linda Openshaw, D.S.W., L.C.S.W., Texas A&M University-Commerce
Brenda Moore, Ph.D., L.M.S.W.-A.P., Texas A&M University-Commerce

A Policy Analysis of California Welfare and Institutions Code Section 16002: Siblings in
Foster Care

Adam McCormick, M.S.W., Ph.D. St. Ambrose University, Davenport, IA

Experiences of Street Children
Gabriel Julien, Ph.D., School of Continuing Studies, University of the West Indies

A Young Mother's Group
Katerina Kompan Erzar, Ph.D., University of Ljubljana, Slovenia
Andreja Poljanec, Doctoral Candidate, University of Ljubljana, Slovenia
Barbara Simoniç, Doctoral Candidate, University of Ljubljana, Slovenia
Rachel Novšak, Ljubljana, Slovenia

Social Work Practice in Child Welfare from a Cross-Cultural Perspective: Concepts of
Change Process

Kui-Hee Song, Ph.D., School of Social Work, California State University, Chico.

When Children Weep: Integrating Ecological Thinking in Child Welfare
Ana M. Leon, Ph.D., L.C.S.W, U. of Central Florida, Orlando
Shawn A. Lawrence, Ph.D., L.C.S.W., U. of Central Florida, Orlando
Olga Molina, D.S.W., L.C.S.W. School of Social Work, U. of Central Florida, Orlando
Erin Toole, M.S.W, School of Social Work, U. of Central Florida, Orlando

Winner of the Excellence in Child Welfare Research New Scholars International Competition: Understanding the Impact of Wilderness Therapy on Adolescent Depression and Psychosocial Development
Christine Lynn Norton, Ph.D., L.C.S.W., School of Social Work, Texas State University - San Marcos.

From the Practitioner's Desk

Promoting Evidence Informed Practice: Lessons from the United Kingdom
Suzanne Sankar, M.S.W., Simmons College School of Social Work

Annotated Bibliography

Annotated Bibliography: Working with Caregivers in Meeting the Mental Health Needs of Children Involved in the Child Welfare System
Kathryn Cornell, M.S.W., L.C.S.W., Doctoral Student and Psychotherapist, Loyola University of Chicago

Book Reviews

Jobs Aren't Enough: Toward a New Economic Mobility for Low-Income Families by R. Iversen & A. L. Armstrong
Reviewed by Kathryn Cornell, M.S.W., L.C.S.W., Doctoral Student and Psychotherapist, Loyola University of Chicago

Child Custody Evaluations
Reviewed by Marian Rosenbluth, Ph.D., Professor Emeritus Loyola University Chicago School of Social Work.

Quizzes

Loyola University