From The Editor: Stepping Out And Stepping In: Learning To Negotiate The Role Of Parenting An Adult With Disabilities.
Published: November-December 2018
Vol. 96, No. 4 , p. v-vii
Child Welfare League of America (CWLA)
727 15th Street, NW 12th Floor
Washington, DC 20005
This editorial discusses the role of parents of adult children with disabilities and trying to balance their dependence and independence. Following articles are then described that explore foster home licensing data transparency, psychotropic medication and child welfare caseworker training, risks to youth from oil-impacted communities, the influence of child neglect type and court disposition status on pre-treatment assessment scores in mothers referred to behavioral treatment, parental supports for parents with disabilities, and effective child welfare-early education interagency partnerships.
children with disabilities; foster children; parents with disabilities; foster homes; licensing; psychotropic medication; schools of social work; interagency collaboration