Illinois Child Welfare

Journal Articles

Volume 5 • Number 1 (2010)

Editorial

The Challenges of Complex Trauma and the Promise of Supporting Strengths
Katherine Tyson McCrea, Ph.D. Editor-in-Chief

Articles

Parental Involvement in the Special Needs Education through the Construction of an Individual Plan: A Lithuanian Experience
Jonas Ruškus, Ph.D, Vytautas Magnus University, Kaunas, Lithuania
Darius Gerulaitis, Ph.D. Šiauliai University, Lithuania

Cortisol Levels and Child Care Quality in Australian 3-5 Year Old Children
Andrew Guilfoyle, Ph.D., Edith Cowan University, Joondalup Campus, Australia
Margaret Sims, Ph.D., University of New England

Is Violence Rational?: Understanding Violent Behavior in Profoundly Disadvantaged Youth
Ferdinand Sutterlüty, Ph.D., Catholic University of Applied Sciences Nordrhein-Westfalen, Paderborn, Institute of Social Research, Frankfurt am Main

Delivery of Mental Health Services for a State's Population of Children in Foster Care: A Comparison of Illinois and National Data
Theodore P. Cross, Ph.D. and Christina Bruhn, Ph.D. Child and Family Research Center, Urbana, Illinois

Obstacles and Opportunities in Accessing Mental Health Services for Children in Foster Care: Lessons from Recent History in Illinois
Theodore Cross, Ph.D., Child and Family Research Center, Urbana, Illinois

Creating Foundations for Change in Child Welfare Practice: Using Descriptive Findings from Case File Reviews
Tobi DeLong Hamilton, Ph.D., University of Nebraska at Kearney
Keri Batchelder, L.C.S.W., Colorado State University
Marc Winokur, Ph.D., Colorado State University

A Phenomenological Study of Foster Carers' Experiences of Formal and Informal Support
Tara Cavazzi, Ph.D. and Andrew Guilfoyle, Ph.D., School of Psychology and Social Science Edith Cowan University, Australia
Margaret Sims, Ph.D., University of New England

Adoption Enhancement through Community Building
Gail L. Kenyon, M.S.W., Ph.D., Kenyon Community Building, North Carolina.

From the Practitioner's Desk

Show Me That You Care: Cultural Competency In Engaging Minority Clients
C. Joann Beathea, Ph.D., L.C.S.W., Author and Consultant

Documenting Case Notes in Child Welfare: The 8 - Frame Window Model
Daphne Stephenson-Valcourt, Ph.D., L.M.F.T., L.M.H.C., B.C.P.C., Administrative Director, New York City Children's Services.

Annotated Bibliography

Supporting High-Risk Foster Youth in Transition: Research Findings
Noriko Ishibashi Martinez, Ph.D., Private Practice, Loyola University Chicago,
University of Chicago School of Social Service Administration, and Associate Editor, Illinois Child Welfare

Book Reviews

School Social Work and School Mental Health: Review of 1) Kelly (2008).
The domains and demands of school social work practice: A guide to working
effectively with students, families, and schools, 2) Openshaw (2008). Social work
in schools: Principles and practice, and 3) Raines (2008). Evidence-based practice
in school mental health.
Reviewed by: Rachel Kibblesmith, M.S.W., Managing Editor, Illinois Child Welfare,
and Program Director, Stand Up Help Out! and C.R.I.M.E.

Services for Youth Troubled by Violence: Review of 1) Abela & Hankin (Eds.). (2008).
Handbook of depression in children and adolescents, 2) Borum & Verhaagen (2006).
Assessing and managing violence risk in juveniles, and 3) Katzmann (Ed.). (2002).
Securing our children's future: New approaches to juvenile justice and youth violence.
Reviewed by: Rachel Kibblesmith, M.S.W., Managing Editor, Illinois Child Welfare,
and Program Director, Stand Up Help Out! and C.R.I.M.E

Quizzes

Loyola University