Panel: Contemporary Issues in Foster Care
(Family and Child Policy)

Saturday, November 10, 2018: 1:30 PM-3:00 PM
Johnson - Mezz Level (Marriott Wardman Park)

*Names in bold indicate Presenter

Panel Chairs:  Dallas J. Elgin, 2M Research
Discussants:  Jan DeCoursey, Consultant and Meghan Doughty, The Evergreen State College

Effects of a Multidisciplinary Approach to Parent Legal Representation in Child Welfare
Lucas Gerber, Yuk C. Pang and Timothy Ross, Action Research Partners

Child Protection amidst Tougher Immigration Enforcement: Evidence from Foster Care Entries in the United States
Catalina Amuedo-Dorantes, San Diego State University and Esther Arenas-Arroyo, University of Oxford

Don’t Look Back: The Effect of Federal Financing to States on Foster Care Placement
Margaret Brehm, Oberlin College and Mary E. Hansen, American University

Grandparent Co-Resident Caregiving: A Spillover of Opioid Abuse
Samara Scheckler, University of Georgia

Contemporary Issues in Foster Care

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