ERIC Number: ED472544
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2002
Reference Count: N/A
The Forum, 1998-2002. Research Forum on Children, Families, and the New Federalism.
Oshinsky, Carole J., Ed.
The Forum, v1-5 1998-2002
This document contains 16 issues of the first 5 years of a newsletter encouraging collaborative research and informed policy on welfare reform and focusing on the use of an on-line database of child welfare research projects, as well as research and policy issues related to implementation studies, indicators of well-being, and administrative data. The newsletter was published quarterly the first year and three times yearly in subsequent years. Each issue focuses on a particular topic: (1) time limits on receipt of welfare benefits (January 1998); (2) evaluating welfare reform (May 1998); (3) financial incentives to move families off welfare (September 1998); (4) teen parent program evaluations (December 1998); (5) large-scale welfare waiver experiments and national research efforts (March 1999); (6) effects of welfare reform on children (July 1999); (7) the value of program implementation research (November 1999); (8) the role of administrative data and national data sets in understanding welfare reform (March 2000); (9) the role of the Temporary Assistance to Needy Families program in welfare reform (July 2000); (10) the Next Generation Project, a research partnership to examined the effects of welfare and employment practices on low-income children (November 2000); (11) diversity among welfare leavers and stayers (March 2001); (12) barriers to economic security among women TANF participants (August 2001); (13) research needs of advocates (November 2001); (14) research needs regarding children in immigrant families (February 2002); (15) former welfare recipients facing unemployment (May 2002); and (16) relative caregivers in the child-only component of the TANF caseload (September 2002). (KB)
Descriptors: Advocacy, Child Caregivers, Child Welfare, Children, Client Characteristics (Human Services), Early Parenthood, Employed Parents, Evaluation Research, Immigrants, Incentives, Low Income Groups, Newsletters, Participant Characteristics, Poverty, Program Descriptions, Program Effectiveness, Program Evaluation, Program Implementation, Public Policy, Research Needs, Welfare Recipients, Welfare Reform
Research Forum on Children, Families, and the New Federalism, NCCP, 154 Haven Avenue, New York, NY 10032. Tel: 212-304-7150; Fax: 212-544-4200; e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org; Web site: http://www.researchforum.org.
Publication Type: Collected Works - Serials; Reports - Evaluative
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Annie E. Casey Foundation, Baltimore, MD.; Chase Manhattan Foundations, New York, NY.; Edna McConnell Clark Foundation, New York, NY.; George Gund Foundation, Cleveland, OH.; David and Lucile Packard Foundation, Los Altos, CA.; United Way of New York City, NY.; Department of Health and Human Services, Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Columbia Univ., New York, NY. National Center for Children in Poverty.
Identifiers - Laws, Policies, & Programs: Temporary Assistance for Needy Families