• Foster Care in Missouri 

    Brookes, Sheila J. (Sheila Joyce), 1963-; Watson, Amy L. (Center for Family Policy & Research, 2004)
    In 2001, approximately 805,000 children in the United States were in foster care. The majority of children entering foster care have experienced prolonged and repeated abuse and neglect. Consequently, many have serious ...
  • The Impact of Welfare Reform On Infants & Toddlers, Their Families, & Their Communities: Families Entering the Work Force 

    Brookes, Sheila J. (Sheila Joyce), 1963-; Wellencamp, Jane (Center for Family Policy & Research, 2001-04)
    The Personal Responsibility and Work Opportunity Reconciliation Act (PRWORA) of 1996 represents a fundamental change in our country's approach to supporting families in economic need. Since the enactment of PRWORA, researchers ...