Fathers in Foster Care
On this week’s episode we discuss a new bill to protect the rights of disabled adults involved in child welfare cases, and the resurgence of a lawsuit in West Virginia.
Guest Interview Details
Researchers and social workers Justin Harty and Kristen Ethier join us to talk about what they found when they tried to unearth anything about fathers and fathering while in foster care.
House Bill Would Establish Protections for Disabled Parents https://bit.ly/3OOWoNA The Office of Family Assistance Gets New Director, Ann Flagg https://bit.ly/3OHy0O9 Foster Youth Interning in Congress Envision Laws Improving Health Care, Greater Access to Benefits https://bit.ly/3OJquSJ Letter to Colleagues from Administration for Children and Families https://bit.ly/3cWBPBS West Virginia Child Welfare System Hit with Class-Action Lawsuit https://bit.ly/3Bru4hv Judges Toss Class Actions Against Ohio, West Virginia https://bit.ly/3ii6lpS A Federal Appeals Court Just Breathed New Life into a Lawsuit that Aims to Force W.V. to Reform its Foster Care System https://bit.ly/3PPJhNs July Decision in Jonathan R. v. Justice https://bit.ly/3bjrUFX Fatherhood in Foster Care: A Scoping Review Spanning 30 Years of Research on Expectant and Parenting Fathers in State Care https://bit.ly/3JoAmjL