Section on Child Maltreatment Newsletter
A newsletter of Division 37
December 2017 Download Issue (PDF, 2.8MB)
- Health of children in out-of-home care: The Missoula Foster Child Health Program
The Missoula Foster Child Health Program, a tri-agency collaboration, aims to address the complex needs of children in out-of-home care by providing timely, coordinated care. Children enrolled in the program had fewer medical needs between the time of admission to discharge for physical, psychological and behavioral health problems.
By J. Bart Klika, Lisa Schelbe, and Peter Pecora
Federal Policy Opportunities
- Understanding the relationship between childhood maltreatment and suicidal behaviors
Research aimed at identifying mechanisms that contribute to suicidal behavior among maltreated youth can inform the development of treatments targeting those mechanisms.
By Christine Cha
Early Career Psychologist Column
- Spotlight on early career psychologists in the field of child maltreatment
The ECP column spotlights early career psychologists in the field of child maltreatment. Our current ECP is a great role model for members interested in a career in a clinical academic setting that includes a combination of clinical, research and administrative tasks.
By Helen Milojevich, PhD
- Utilizing social media for your research: A student’s guide to success
An Interview with Mel Miller, Strategic Communications Director of the Edna Bennett Pierce Prevention Research Center at The Pennsylvania State University.
By Jonathan Reader
Spotlight on Diversity Research
- Determinants of the transition from child welfare to juvenile justice among maltreated youth
New research suggests that maltreated racial minority youth are at high risk of crossover from the child welfare to the juvenile justice system.
By Amanda Hasselle
Members’ Recent Research
- Members' publications
Stay up-to-date on section members’ recent work.