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2004 Jordan Institute
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Vol. 9, No. 3
April 2004

References for the Issue on Collaboration between Work First (TANF) and Child Welfare Programs

Andrews, C., Bess, R., Jantz, A., & Russell, V. (2002). Collaboration between state welfare and child welfare agencies. Washington, DC: The Urban Institute. Assessing the New Federalism. Discussion paper Series A, No. A-54, Sept. 2002. <>

Berns, D. & Drake, B. (1999). Combining child welfare and welfare reform at a local level. Policy & Practice 57(1), 26-34. <>

Bernstein, N. (August 14, 2002). Child-only cases grow in welfare. New York Times. <>

Duncan, D. (2001). The impact of welfare reform in North Carolina [presentation]. Chapel Hill: UNC-CH School of Social Work. <>

Geen, R., Fender, L., Leos-Urbel, J, & Markowitz, T. (2001). Welfare reform’s effect on child welfare caseloads. Washington, DC: The Urban Institute. Assessing the New Federalism. Discussion paper 01-04. <>

Geen, R. (2002). Policy brief: Shoring up the child welfare-TANF link. Washington, DC: The Urban Institute. <>

Geen, R., Kortenkamp, K., & Stagner (2002). Foster care experiences of long-term welfare recipients in California. Social Services Review, 76(4), 552–574.

Goerge, R. M., Lee, B. J., Reidy, M., Needell, B., Brookhart, A., Duncan, D., & Usher, L. (2000). Dynamics of children’s movement among the AFDC, Medicaid and foster care programs prior to welfare reform: 1995-1996., Washington, DC: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services <>

Greenberg, M. H., Levin-Epstein, J., Hutson, R. Q., Ooms, T.. J., Schumacher, R., Turetsky, V., & Engstrom, D. M. (2002). The 1996 welfare law: Key elements and reauthorization issues affecting children. The Future of Children, 12, 27-58. <>

Hutson, R. Q. (2003). A vision for eliminating poverty and family violence: Transforming TANF and child welfare in El Paso County, Colorado. Center for Law and Social Policy. <>

Jordan Institute for Families. (2003). Management assistance for the Work First Program. <>

Kakuska, C. J. & Hercik, J. M. (May 2002). Establishing linkages between TANF and child welfare: Final report. Caliber Associates. <>

Kaplan, A. & Copeland, I. (2001). Addressing the well-being of children in child-only cases. Welfare Information Network Issue Notes, 5(6). <>

Malm, K. & Geen, R. (2003). When child welfare agencies rely on voluntary kinship placements. Washington, DC: The Urban Institute. Assessing the New Federalism. Series A, No. A-61. <>

Needell, B., Cuccaro-Alamin, S., Brookhart, A., & Lee, Seon. (1999). Transitions from AFDC to child welfare in California. Children and Youth Services Review, 21(9-10), 815–841.

NC Association of County Directors of Social Services. (2002). A self-assessment of FamilyNet: The North Carolina TANF/child welfare collaborative. Raleigh, NC: Author. <>

NC Association of County Directors of Social Services. (2004). FamilyNet: Social services in the 21st century—not your father’s Oldsmobile. Raleigh, NC: Author. <>

NC Division of Social Services. (2003). Work First - about Work First. <>

Relave, N. (2002). Improving collaboration between welfare and workforce development agencies. Welfare Information Issue Notes, 6(4). <>

Research Forum. (2002). Relative caretakers in child-only cases lack support services to fulfill crucial roles. The Forum, 5(2). <>

Sedlak, A. J. & Broadhurst, D. D. (1996). Third national incidence study of child abuse and neglect. Washington, DC: US DHHS, Administration for Children and Families, Administration for Children, Youth, and Families, National Center on Child Abuse and Neglect.

US Congress, House Comittee on Ways and Means. (2000). 2000 green book. Washington, DC: US Government Printing Office.

Wood, R. G. & Strong, D. A. (2002). The status of child-only TANF families: Evidence from New Jersey. Issue Brief, June 2002, Number 3. <>