Project Description

Fall 2013 CW360°—The Intersection of Child Welfare and Disability: Focus on Parents
Editors: Traci LaLiberte, PhD, Tracy Crudo, MSW, LISW, & Heidi Ombisa Skallet, MSW

Continuing the exploration of the intersection of child welfare and disability, this issue focuses on the experiences of parents with disabilities and mental illness (MI) in the child welfare system.

Articles include an overview of the prevalence and population of parents with disabilities and MI in child welfare, practice strategies and policy recommendations for supporting parents with disabilities and MI, and innovative examples of collaboration and communication across systems.