Tuesday, April 12, 2016

Three takes on child welfare and poverty

Former foster parent Mary Callahan has a great column in the Chronicle of Social Change about how the definition of child abuse can vary with the income of the alleged abuser.  It’s already been shared on Facebook more than 540 times.

I have a column in the Chronicle on a similar topic:  Need Evidence That Child Welfare Sees Poverty As Neglect? Step One: Look

And at Youth Today I have a column summing up that a great video from the director of the child welfare system in Baltimore.  It’s called  The Jig is Up, Child Savers: Molly McGrath Tierney Is on to You