- Center on the Developing Child at Harvard University - https://developingchild.harvard.edu -

Using Science to Drive New Approaches to Child Welfare

With their eyes on a more healthy, stable, and productive future for the nation’s most vulnerable children and families, federal child welfare officials are broadening their strategy—and giving states both flexibility and funds—to try to enhance caregiving and to reduce the adverse experiences that can trigger toxic stress and its damaging lifelong consequences.