CWRTP’s research assistants presented their research at the 2016 National Council on Family Relations (NCFR) annual conference in Minneapolis, Minnesota.
Shane Kabanaugh and Randie Camp are former CWRTP research assistants, and Yuk (Erica) Pang is a current CWRTP research assistant. The three graduate students, as well as Janet Melby (CWRTP program manager and human development and family studies adjunct professor), presented their research on Wednesday, November 2, 2016. The research, titled “Infant Reunification: The Role of Kinship Placements and Parental Substance Abuse,” focuses on infants who are placed with relatives in the foster care system. The infants in the study were removed from the home after parental substance abuse.
Read more about the conference, research results, and presentation at Iowa State University’s College of Human Sciences.