COVID-19 and Child Welfare: A Series of Virtual Meetings [Webpage].
National Conference of State Legislatures.
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Published: August 11, 2020
National Conference of State Legislatures (NCSL)
444 North Capitol Street, N.W., Suite 515
Washington, DC 20001
This webpage explains the National Conference of State Legislatures (NCSL) is releasing a five-part series of interactive virtual meetings from June through August 2020, intended to examine the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic and the State and federal policy responses to the pandemic in the child welfare system. Specifically, the virtual meetings address: a national perspective on child welfare during the COVID-19 pandemic; supporting the child welfare workforce; understanding the needs of foster and kinship caregivers; child welfare placements in an uncertain time; and improving outcomes of older youth in child welfare. Links are provided to videotapes of the meetings and to additional resources on COVID-19 and child welfare services.
COVID-19; remote service delivery; policy formation; state disaster response; child welfare services; child welfare agencies; child welfare workers; kinship care; foster grandparents; child placement; foster adolescents; COVID-19 CB;