Show: The Imprint Weekly

COVID-19’s Impact on The Frontlines of Child Welfare

On this week’s podcast we discuss the first public appearance by one of Biden’s top child welfare officials, and another big state moves toward adoptee access to birth certificates, and The Imprint’s big win at the Sacramento Press Club awards.

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Sixto Cancel of Think of Us joins us to discuss what’s going on with pandemic assistance to current and former foster youth. Dr. Jay Miller, dean of the University of Kentucky School of Social Work, joins us to discuss what his research shows about how COVID-19 has specifically impacted child welfare social workers and foster parents.

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Biden’s Child Welfare Chief Meets Foster Youth, Calling for Cash Grants and Promising to Address Systemic Racism Federal Guidance on Foster Youth Pandemic Relief: A Breakdown Texas House Moves Bill Strengthening Adoptee Rights to Original Birth Certificate Far from Home | Far from Safe Study Zeros in on Self-Care During COVID-19
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