Child Welfare

An Apology for a Regrettable Chronicle Op-Ed

In August 2017, Marie Cohen, a former Washington D.C. social worker, penned an op-ed for The Chronicle of Social Change entitled “Foster Care as Punishment? A Case of Biased Reporting by the New York Times.” […]

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Jumpstarting Permanence

Prolonged temporary care, whether unintended or not, amounts to child abuse.  Child protection agencies have the power to radically reduce time in foster care, but too often back off, waiting to see how the birth parents do. […]