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Decision points in child welfare: An action research model to address disproportionality

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  • Hackett, Wanda

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  • Harris, Marian S. & Hackett, Wanda, 2008. "Decision points in child welfare: An action research model to address disproportionality," Children and Youth Services Review, Elsevier, vol. 30(2), pages 199-215, February.
  • Handle: RePEc:eee:cysrev:v:30:y:2008:i:2:p:199-215
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    1. Wulczyn, Fred, 2003. "Closing the gap: are changing exit patterns reducing the time African American children spend in foster care relative to Caucasian children?," Children and Youth Services Review, Elsevier, vol. 25(5-6), pages 431-462.
    2. Harris, Marian S. & Courtney, Mark E., 2003. "The interaction of race, ethnicity, and family structure with respect to the timing of family reunification," Children and Youth Services Review, Elsevier, vol. 25(5-6), pages 409-429.
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    1. Woodmass, Kyler & Weisberg, Sanford & Shlomi, Hilla & Rockymore, Maxie & Wells, Susan J., 2017. "Examining the potential for racial disparity in out-of-home placement decisions: A quantitative matched-pair study," Children and Youth Services Review, Elsevier, vol. 75(C), pages 96-109.
    2. Harris, Marian S. & Jackson, Lovie J. & O'Brien, Kirk & Pecora, Peter J., 2009. "Disproportionality in education and employment outcomes of adult foster care alumni," Children and Youth Services Review, Elsevier, vol. 31(11), pages 1150-1159, November.
    3. Ben-David, Vered, 2011. "Judicial bias in adjudicating the adoption of minors in Israel," Children and Youth Services Review, Elsevier, vol. 33(1), pages 195-203, January.
    4. Carter, Vernon B., 2009. "Prediction of placement into out-of-home care for American Indian/Alaskan Natives compared to non-Indians," Children and Youth Services Review, Elsevier, vol. 31(8), pages 840-846, August.
    5. Harris, Marian S. & Jackson, Lovie J. & O'Brien, Kirk & Pecora, Peter, 2010. "Ethnic group comparisons in mental health outcomes of adult alumni of foster care," Children and Youth Services Review, Elsevier, vol. 32(2), pages 171-177, February.
    6. Liao, Minli & White, Kevin R., 2014. "Post-permanency service needs, service utilization, and placement discontinuity for kinship versus non-kinship families," Children and Youth Services Review, Elsevier, vol. 44(C), pages 370-378.
    7. Clarke, Jennifer, 2011. "The challenges of child welfare involvement for Afro-Caribbean families in Toronto," Children and Youth Services Review, Elsevier, vol. 33(2), pages 274-283, February.
    8. Bussey, Marian & Lucero, Nancy M., 2013. "Re-examining child welfare's response to ICWA: Collaborating with community-based agencies to reduce disparities for American Indian/Alaska Native children," Children and Youth Services Review, Elsevier, vol. 35(3), pages 394-401.
    9. Graham, Laurie M. & Lanier, Paul & Johnson-Motoyama, Michelle, 2016. "National profile of Latino/Latina children reported to the child welfare system for sexual abuse," Children and Youth Services Review, Elsevier, vol. 66(C), pages 18-27.
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    15. Font, Sarah A. & Berger, Lawrence M. & Slack, Kristen S., 2012. "Examining racial disproportionality in child protective services case decisions," Children and Youth Services Review, Elsevier, vol. 34(11), pages 2188-2200.
    16. Morton, Cory M. & Ocasio, Kerrie & Simmel, Cassandra, 2011. "A critique of methods used to describe the overrepresentation of African Americans in the child welfare system," Children and Youth Services Review, Elsevier, vol. 33(9), pages 1538-1542, September.
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    21. Boyd, Reiko, 2014. "African American disproportionality and disparity in child welfare: Toward a comprehensive conceptual framework," Children and Youth Services Review, Elsevier, vol. 37(C), pages 15-27.

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