Child Welfare

Sharon McDaniel, Pioneer on Prioritizing Kin in Foster Care, Honored By Social Work Field

Dr. Sharon McDaniel’s own experience growing up in kinship care, led her to create Pennsylvania-based A Second Chance, Inc. (ASCI) in 1994. This month, McDaniel was honored for her work by the Congressional Research Institute […]


The Fight for Racial Equity in Child Welfare Continues

“All we really needed was some therapy. Foster care just made things worse.” These words from “Michelle,” an African-American woman discussing her experiences in foster care at a recent panel discussion, are a reminder of […]