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Tanya M. Coakley

**Research and practice interests: Child welfare, foster care, quantitative analysis.

There are 2 included publications by Tanya M. Coakley :

TitleDateViewsBrief Description
Examining African American fathers’ involvement in permanency planning: An effort to reduce racial disproportionality in the child welfare system 2008 410 Children of color are disproportionately represented in the child welfare system. In 2005 they comprised 53% of the 513,000 children in out-of-home placements in the United States [U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Administration for Chil...
Kinship Foster Parents' Perceptions of Factors that Promote or Inhibit Successful Fostering 2006 592 A better understanding of kinship foster families' perceptions of the familial factors and parenting beliefs that promote or inhibit successful fostering can inform child welfare practice and policy. To this end, and to extend previous research [Bueh...