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Child Welfare Journal Vol. 94, No. 2 Special Issue: Research (1 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


Strategies to Improve the Use and Usefulness of Research in Child Welfare

Lydia F. Killos, Catherine Roller White, Peter J. Pecora, Erin Maher, Kirk O’Brien, Dave Danielson, Kimberly DuMont, Fred Wulczyn, Bryan Samuels and Clare Anderson


Innovation and the Use of Research Evidence in Youth-Serving Systems: A Mixed-Methods Study

Lawrence A. Palinkas, Qiaobing Wu, Dahlia Fuentes, Megan Finno-Velasquez, Ian W. Holloway, Antonio Garcia and Patricia Chamberlain


From a Provider’s Perspective: Integrating Evidence-Based Practice into the Culture of a Social Service Organization

Miranda Yates, Jennifer Nix, Jennifer Schurer Coldiron and Laurie Williams


Selecting an Evidence-Based Practice in Child Welfare: Challenges and Steps to Identifying a Good Fit

Jared Martin, Cambria Rose Walsh and Jennifer Rolls Reutz


Co-Creating the Conditions to Sustain the Use of Research Evidence in Public Child Welfare

Allison Metz and Leah Bartley


Research Evidence Use in the Child Welfare System

Fred Wulczyn, Lily Alpert, Kerry Monahan-Price, Scott Huhr, Lawrence A. Palinkas and Laura Pinsoneault