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Message ID: 10577
Date: 2019-02-22

Author:Andres Arroyo

Subject:Call for Proposals: Child Maltreatment Solutions Network at Penn State University

Child Maltreatment Solutions Network Social Science Research Institute The Pennsylvania State University 202 Henderson Building University Park, PA 16802 tel. 814-865-2193 www.solutionsnetwork.psu.edu CALL FOR PROPOSALS - POSTER AND PAPER PRESENTATIONS The Future of Foster Care: New Science to Address Old Problems The Pennsylvania State University Child Maltreatment Solutions Network is holding its annual conference on September 23-24, 2019. The title of this year's conference is: The Future of Foster Care: New Science on Old Problems We are seeking proposals for 30-minute oral presentations and poster presentations on the following topics: * Interventions, practice reforms, or policies that improve the quality of foster children's experiences in care. Care experiences include placement stability, foster parent-child relationships, and access to evidence-based services . * Interventions, practice reforms, or policies that improve the performance of foster care agencies. Possible performance areas could include foster parent retention, quality of foster home environments, or workforce quality and retention. * Interventions, practice reforms, or policies that improve the wellbeing of children who have experienced foster care. Wellbeing includes (but is not limited to) children's physical, mental and behavioral health and academic achievement during or after their time in foster care. * Research that identifies barriers to systems-level change and poses possible solutions. * Research on how to improve the use of empirical evidence in foster care policy and practice. The conference is devoted to presenting innovation in foster care science - so it is important that speakers and poster presentations focus on what is effective and how effective is defined. Those interested should prepare a 500-word abstract that details the objectives, methods, and results of their study. Four awards ($250 each) will be given for best posters/studies. Travel awards will also be available for students who qualify. Submit abstracts to Sarah Font (saf252@psu.edu) April 1, 2019.

Child Maltreatment Solutions Network Social Science Research Institute The Pennsylvania State University 202 Henderson Building University Park, PA 16802 tel. 814-865-2193 www.solutionsnetwork.psu.edu CALL FOR PROPOSALS - POSTER AND PAPER PRESENTATIONS The Future of Foster Care: New Science to Address Old Problems The Pennsylvania State University Child Maltreatment Solutions Network is holding its annual conference on September 23-24, 2019. The title of this year's conference is: The Future of Foster Care: New Science on Old Problems We are seeking proposals for 30-minute oral presentations and poster presentations on the following topics: * Interventions, practice reforms, or policies that improve the quality of foster children's experiences in care. Care experiences include placement stability, foster parent-child relationships, and access to evidence-based services . * Interventions, practice reforms, or policies that improve the performance of foster care agencies. Possible performance areas could include foster parent retention, quality of foster home environments, or workforce quality and retention. * Interventions, practice reforms, or policies that improve the wellbeing of children who have experienced foster care. Wellbeing includes (but is not limited to) children's physical, mental and behavioral health and academic achievement during or after their time in foster care. * Research that identifies barriers to systems-level change and poses possible solutions. * Research on how to improve the use of empirical evidence in foster care policy and practice. The conference is devoted to presenting innovation in foster care science - so it is important that speakers and poster presentations focus on what is effective and how effective is defined. Those interested should prepare a 500-word abstract that details the objectives, methods, and results of their study. Four awards ($250 each) will be given for best posters/studies. Travel awards will also be available for students who qualify. Submit abstracts to Sarah Font (saf252psu.edu) April 1, 2019.