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Child Welfare Journal Vol. 94, No. 3 Special Issue: Research (2 of 2) (Digital PDF)
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From the Editor: Improving the Use and Usefulness of Research in Child Welfare



Joe Bock


Special Foreword: Making Research Work in Child Welfare: Overcoming Challenges

Kimberly DuMont and Christine James-Brown


Exploring the Integration of Systems and Social Sciences to Study Evidence Use among Child Welfare Policy-makers

Thomas I. Mackie, R. Christopher Sheldrick, Justeen Hyde and Laurel K. Leslie


Learning to Listen and Listening to Learn: Recursive Information Flow to Build Relationships and Improve Practice

Anita M. Larson and Sara E. Langworthy


Tensions and Opportunities: Building Meaningful Partnerships Between Child Welfare Decision-makers and Evaluators

Emily Fisher, Jacquelyn Spangler and Ruth Huebner


Benefits of Embedding Research into Practice: An Agency-University Collaboration

Michael A. Nunno, Elliott G. Smith, William R. Martin and Sharon Butcher


Strategies for Strengthening the Utility of Research in Supportive Housing-Child Welfare Partnerships

Miriam J. Landsman and Mitchell Rosenwald


From Novel to Empirical: Developing Community- Based Programs into Research-Ready Programs

Rebecca J. Macy, Dania M. Ermentrout, Phillip H. Redmond, Jr., Cindy Fraga Rizo and McLean D. Pollock


Engaging the Child Welfare Community in Examining the Use of Research Evidence

Susan Maciolek