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Research Publications

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A list of some of the reports and podcasts generated by the Child Welfare Institute can be accessed below:

Publications

HR Interview Questions - A Pilot Study
Carol Boulding, Sarah Servinski, Violeta Dubov and Deborah Goodman (April 2015)
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SOS Year 1 Implementation Evaluation Report
Deborah Goodman, Violeta Dubov, Rameez Mahmood, Jeremy Howe, & Patricia Appleton (August 2015)
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Hidden in Our Midst: Homeless Newcomer Youth
The Centre for Addiction & Mental Health in collaboration with the Child Welfare Institute, Children's Aid Society of Toronto, (July 2014)
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Finding Kin & Kith: The Kinship Search Program
Children's Aid Society of Toronto, Sarah Serbinski, Terri Gray and Deborah Goodman (July 2014)
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Family Characteristics & Educational Profiles of Children In Care with FASD & Outcomes For Children With FASD In A Specialized FASD Classroom
Deborah Goodman and Janet Thompson (November 2014)
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Child Advocacy Youth Centre
Deborah Goodman, Sarah Serbinski, Kristen Lwin, Joanne Filippelli, Sasha Pivarnyik, Michelle Gabrielle and Mirela Allajbeau (May 2014)
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Kinship Search Presentation in New Orleans
Deborah Goodman & Sharon Cabrera (September 2014)
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The Use of Mapping in Child Welfare Investigations: A Strength-based Hybrid Intervention
Kristen Lwin, Avi Versanov, Connie Cheung, Deborah Goodman and Nancy Andrews (Feb 2014)
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Children’s Aid Society of Toronto, Soul Journey V, Washington D.C. 2011: Evaluation Report.
Olivia Lu and Deborah Goodman, (May 2012)
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Youthlink - Client Satisfaction - Youth Voice. Supporting Service Excellence and Continuous Quality Improvement Program 2011-2012.
Deborah Goodman, Cicely Arthur and Audette James (March 2012)
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Children Affected by Substance Abuse (CASA), Phase 2, 2011: Impact of CASA 2 Training and Consultations on Toronto Child Welfare Workers Knowledge, Skills and Confidence in serving Families with substance misuse.
Deborah Goodman, Connie Cheung, Kristen Lwin and Olivia Lu (March 2012)
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Evaluation of Access for Children in Short-term, Out-of-Home Care by Type of Access at CAS-Toronto.
Connie Cheung, Olivia Lu, Deborah Goodman & Kristen Lwin (January 2012)
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Assessing the changes in Social and Motor Development of Children under the care of the Children’s Aid Society of Toronto,
Anna Krylova, Pearl Leung, Connie Cheung, Deborah Goodman (January 2012)
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Characteristics of Self Harm Behaviour identified among self harming Youth in Care,
Jeffrey Grenville, Deborah Goodman, Alison MacPherson (November 2011),
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Move the Services and the Resources - Not the Youth: Evaluating the Diffrential After-Hours responses to At-risk teens.
Sarah Beatty, Connie Cheung and Deborah Goodman (July 2011)
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OACAS; “Measuring 2005 Transformation Goals with 2010 Child Welfare Practices”, Interim Report,
Connie Cheung, Deborah Goodman (June 2011)
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Community Living Toronto, “Shadow Lake: Participant, Family and Staff Satisfaction”,
Kristen Lwin, Alexandra Lubelsky, Deborah Goodman (March 2011)
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Durham Children’s Aid Society, EBBS, “Identifying Barriers in Adopting Crown Wards, Aged 2-10 with Special Complex Needs: “Managing Expectations”,
Deborah Goodman, Dorothy Bakos (August 2010)
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Ontario Child Welfare, Survey on Kinship Services,
Deborah Goodman, Joanne Filippelli, Sarah Beatty, Lisa Richardson, Danielle Chang-Gardner, Sarah Malenfant (July 2010)
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“Making a Difference” Training: Protecting children for maltreatment: An analysis of a community-based child abuse recognition and prevention training program
Deborah Goodman, Tara Black, Joanne Filippelli, Ivana Gosek, Danielle Chang-Gardner (May 2010)
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The Youth Diversity Project 2008/2009
Enid Grant, Cherie Miller, Deborah Goodman (June 2009)
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The Canadian Experience in Conceptualizing & Evaluation Child Welfare Workload: A Moving Target
Deborah Goodman, Howard Hurwitz (2008)
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So(ul) Journ(ey) II 2008 Evaluation
Lisa Richardson, Catherine Snodden, Kristen Lwin, Deborah Goodman (June 2009)
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Kinship Service Issues: Resource Inequities, Field Realities in the 21st Century
Lisa Richardson (April 2009)
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Helping to Overcome Addiction and Providing Education Program Evaluation,
Sarah Beatty (March 2009)
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The Future of Foster Care: Current models, evidence based practice, future needs
Deborah Goodman, Anne-Marie Anderson (October 2008)
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Yorktown Child & Family Centre: 07-08 Fathering Group Evaluation
Deborah Goodman, Kristen Lwin (July 2008)
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