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Protecting Children: Promising Results, Potential New Directions: International FGDM Research and Evaluation in Child Welfare

American Humane Association, 2003. This issue of Protecting Children offers empirical knowledge and research on family group decision making (FGDM) to support its implementation, practice improvement, and sustainability. The first four articles present overarching philosophical and methodological considerations in FGDM research and evaluation. The remaining articles summarize a wide range of national and international FGDM studies in action or already completed (as of 2003). The findings offer considerable support for the advancement of FGDM and good reasons to explore ways to mainstream its practice.

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Protecting Children: Promising Results, Potential New Directions: International FGDM Research and Evaluation in Child Welfare