Article: The Use and Misuse of Research in the Child Welfare System

This article argues that the child welfare system is often skewed in the parent’s favor and works against the best interest of the child. The piece claims that research is generally favored in the parent’s direction, and that the system needs to develop new research mechanisms.

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OPINION: Residential care leaders say its time to root out the bad actors in #childwelfare

Was the system founded by white men and funded by white men for racist reasons? Yes. ...But it is what it is. So now how do we go and root out the things that allowed the system to operate that way?