Breaking Down the Silos: Examining the Intersection Between Child Welfare and Disability (Special issue: Child Welfare and Disabilities).
LaLiberte, Traci L. Lightfoot, Elizabeth.
Published: November-December 2013
Journal of Public Child Welfare
Vol. 7, No. 5 , p. 471-479
Taylor and Francis Group
530 Walnut Street Suite 850
Philadelphia, PA 19106
This introductory article introduces following articles that examine numerous ways in which current knowledge, practices, and policies need modification and/or improvement as they pertain to public child welfare services involving children and adults with various types of disabilities. The articles explore services for children with disabilities in child welfare and for parents with disabilities in child welfare.
foster children; child abuse; child welfare services; parents with disabilities; children with disabilities; service integration