Tanya M. Coakley

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

There are 3 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 489 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...
Fathers’ Perspectives on Supports and Barriers That Affect Their Fatherhood Role 2014 0 This qualitative study explored resident and nonresident fathers’ perspectives about factors that facilitated and inhibited their ability to play a positive and active role in their children’s lives. A total of 30 fathers were recruited from a suppor...
Kinship Foster Parents' Perceptions of Factors that Promote or Inhibit Successful Fostering 2006 746 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...