New Findings on Welfare and Children's Development

Summary of a Research Briefing

Deborah Phillips and Anne Bridgman, Editors

Board on Children, Youth, and Families

Commission on Behavioral and Social Sciences and Education

National Research Council

Institute of Medicine

NATIONAL ACADEMY PRESS
Washington, D.C.
1997



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New Findings on Welfare and Children's Development: Summary of a Research Briefing New Findings on Welfare and Children's Development Summary of a Research Briefing Deborah Phillips and Anne Bridgman, Editors Board on Children, Youth, and Families Commission on Behavioral and Social Sciences and Education National Research Council Institute of Medicine NATIONAL ACADEMY PRESS Washington, D.C. 1997

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New Findings on Welfare and Children's Development: Summary of a Research Briefing NOTICE: The project that is the subject of this report was approved by the Governing Board of the National Research Council, whose members are drawn from the councils of the National Academy of Sciences, the National Academy of Engineering, and the Institute of Medicine. The members of the committee responsible for the report were chosen for their special competences and with regard for appropriate balance. This report has been reviewed by a group other than the authors according to procedures approved by a Report Review Committee consisting of members of the National Academy of Sciences, the National Academy of Engineering, and the Institute of Medicine. Support for this project was provided by the Carnegie Corporation of New York, the Foundation for Child Development, the Annie E. Casey Foundation, and the Family and Child Well-Being Research Network of the National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. For a list of members of the Board on Children, Youth, and Families, see page 26. For a list of participants at the research briefing on welfare and children's development, see page 27. For a list of other reports of the Board on Children, Youth, and Families, see page 29. Additional copies of this report are available from the National Academy Press, 2101 Constitution Avenue, NW, Lock Box 285, Washington, DC 20005. 1-800-624-6242 or 202-334-3313 (in the Washington metropolitan area). This report is also available on-line at http://www.nap.edu. ISBN 0-309-056809-6 Copyright 1997 by the National Academy of Sciences. All rights reserved. Printed in the United States of America.