Immigrant families and public child welfare: barriers to services and approaches for change.

@article{Earner2007ImmigrantFA,
  title={Immigrant families and public child welfare: barriers to services and approaches for change.},
  author={Ilze Earner},
  journal={Child welfare},
  year={2007},
  volume={86 4},
  pages={63-91}
}
This article describes the results of two focus groups of immigrant parents who recently experienced child protective investigations in New York City. The purpose of this study was: 1) to hear immigrant parents describe their experiences with child welfare services, 2) to identify barriers to services these parents encountered, and 3) advocate for changes in policy, program, and practice so that public child welfare services can effectively address the special needs of immigrant families… CONTINUE READING