Children, Youth and Families: Policy and Legislation
Resources related to the MSW department. Research to support the lives and well-being of children, youth and their families within agencies, institutions, communities, families and other social and organizational contexts.
Publications and resources related to State and Federal civil laws on child abuse and neglect, child welfare, and adoption. Federal laws provide standards and guidelines; however, these issues are primarily governed by State laws and regulations in the United States.
The database on this page allows you to search 2012-2019 enacted child welfare legislation in the 50 states, the District of Columbia and Puerto Rico by state, topic, keyword, status and/or primary author.