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Oct, 2017
Article
Authors:

Wood JN, Dougherty SL, Long J, Messer EP, Rubin D

Many studies have established a link between foster care placement instability and child behavioral problems. Evidence-based interventions for behavioral problems, however, are often unavailable to children in foster care given challenges of recruiting behavioral health providers, sustai...

Oct, 2017
Authors:

Strane D, Rubin D

Abuse and neglect are serious concerns for all children, but military families may have unique needs that complicate efforts to prevent abuse and intervene on behalf of those who are at risk. For the more than 50 percent of Armed Forces members who are parents, deployment can introduce s...

Sep, 2017
Article
Authors:

Strane D, Lynch KG, Griffis HM, Taylor CM, Harb GC, Mi L, Song L, French B, Rubin DM

OBJECTIVE: Soldier deployment can create a stressful environment for U.S. Army families with young children. Prior research has identified elevated rates of child maltreatment in the 6 months immediately following a soldier's return home from deployment. In this study, we longitudinally ...

Mar, 2017
Article
Authors:

Rubin D, Springer SH, Zlotnik S, Kang-Yi CD, Council on Foster Care, Adoption, and Kinship Care

 

ABSTRACT: As many as 3% of children in the United States live in kinship care arrangements with caregivers who are relatives but not the biological parents of the child. A growing body of evidence suggests that children who cannot live with their biological parents fare better, overall, ...

Feb, 2017
Article
Authors:

Lindberg DM, Wood JN, Campbell KA, Scribano PV, Laskey A, Leventhal JM, Pierce MC, Runyan DK

ABSTRACT: Although child maltreatment medical research has benefited from several multi-center studies, the new specialty of child abuse pediatrics has not had a sustainable network capable of pursuing multiple, prospective, clinically-oriented studies. The Child Abuse Pediatrics Network...

Jan, 2017
Authors:

Matone M, Minkovitz C, Quarshie W, Rubin M

Half of female youth nationally with current or former experience in the child welfare system—the system responsible for responding to abuse and neglect of children and providing services to support vulnerable children and families—have a pregnancy by age 19 and nearly half have multiple...

Dec, 2016
Article
Authors:

Wood JN, Griffis HM, Taylor CM, Strane D, Harb GC, Mie L, Mi L, Song L, Lynch KG, Rubin DM

ABSTRACT: In cases of maltreatment involving children of U.S. Army service members, the U.S. Army Family Advocacy Program (FAP) is responsible for providing services to families and ensuring child safety. The percentage of cases of maltreatment that are known to FAP, however, is uncertai...

Oct, 2016
Article
Authors:

Kenry MK, Wood JN, Metzger KB, Kim KH, Feudtner C, Zonfrillo MR

OBJECTIVES: To describe the disposition of young children diagnosed with physical abuse in the emergency department (ED) setting and identify factors associated with the decision to discharge young abused children. STUDY DESIGN: We performed a retrospective cross-sectional study of chil...

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