Examining African American fathers ' involvement in permanency planning : An effort to reduce racial disproportionality in the child welfare system

@inproceedings{Coakley2012ExaminingAA,
  title={Examining African American fathers ' involvement in permanency planning : An effort to reduce racial disproportionality in the child welfare system},
  author={Tanya M. Coakley},
  year={2012}
}
Children of color are disproportionately represented in the child welfare system. In 2005 they comprised 53% of the 513,000 children in out-of-home placements in the United States [U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Administration for Children and Families, Administration for Children, Youth and Families, Children's Bureau (2006). Adoption and Foster Care Analysis and Reporting System (AFCARS). Retrieved on June 12, 2007 from http://www.acf.hhs.gov/programs/cb/stats_research/afcars… CONTINUE READING

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