CAP

Conference

Austin Hall

Race and Child Welfare:
Disproportionality, Disparity, Discrimination:
Re-Assessing the Facts, Re-Thinking the Policy Options

Working Conference at Harvard Law School
Cambridge, MA
January 28 - 29, 2011

Conference-Related Materials 
(Post-Conference Papers, Presentation Papers and Conference-related Articles)

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Post-Conference Papers, Articles, and Related Workshop

Baeder, Ben. "Studies: Disproportionate Number of Black Children Wind Up in L.A. Foster Care," DailyNews.com (March 23, 2013).  Click here for PDF version.  Click here for link to DailyNews website.

Bartholet, Elizabeth. "Creating a Child-Friendly Child Welfare System: Effective Early Intervention to Prevent Maltreatment and Protect Victimized Children," 60 Buff. L. Rev. 1321 (2012).  Click here.

Bartholet, Elizabeth, Fred Wulczyn, Richard P. Barth, and Cindy Lederman, "Issue Brief on Race & Child Welfare," June 2011.  Click here.

Bartholet, “Race & Child Welfare: Disproportionality, Disparity, Discrimination: Re-Assessing the Facts, Re-Thinking the Policy Options,” July 2011.  Click here.

To view materials from CAP's Prevention & Protection Brainstorming Workshop, Harvard Law School, May 10-11, 2012, click here.

Presentation Synopses/Papers/Powerpoints/Outlines

Barth, Richard P. (2011, January 29).  "Risks of Serious Maltreatment Without Additional Child Welfare Services," Powerpoint Presentation, Harvard Law School.  Click here.

Bartholet, Elizabeth. (2011, January 28). "Opening Introduction to Race and Child Welfare Conference," Harvard Law School.  Click here.

Bartholet, Elizabeth. (2011, January 29). "Introduction to Saturday Race and Child Welfare Conference Sessions," Harvard Law School.  Click here.

Bartholet, Elizabeth. (2011, January). "Synopsis of Race and Child Welfare Conference Remarks," Harvard Law School.  Click here.

Berrick, Jill Duerr. (2011, January 29).  "Concurrent Planning: Ideals and Realities," Powerpoint Presentation, Harvard Law School.  Click here.

Berrick, Jill Duerr. (2011, Jan 29).  Presentation Statement, Harvard Law School.  Click here.

Daro, Deborah. (2011, January 29).  "Reducing Child Welfare Involvement: The Promise and Limitations of Early Intervention," Powerpoint Presentation, Harvard Law School.  Click here.

Daro, Deborah.  (2011, January).  "Synopsis of Race and Child Welfare Conference Remarks," Harvard Law School.  Click here.

Drake, Brett and Melissa Jonson-Reid. (2011, January 29).  "Front-End Disproportionality in CA/N: Some Things We Know For Certain," Powerpoint Presentation, Harvard Law School.  Click here.

Drake, Brett and Melissa Jonson-Reid.  "NIS interpretations: Race and the National Incidence Studies of Child Abuse and Neglect," 16–20 Children and Youth Services Review 33 (2011).  Click here.

Drake, Brett.  (2011, January).  "Synopsis of Race and Child Welfare Conference Remarks," Harvard Law School.  Click here.

Dorman, Lily Colby. (2011, January).  "Synopsis of Race and Child Welfare Conference Remarks," Harvard Law School.  Click here.

Fenner, Eric.  (2011, January 29). Presentation Statement, Harvard Law School.  Click here.

Fluke, John. (2011, January 29). "Research Synthesis on Child Welfare Disproportionality and Disparities: Child Welfare Entries," Powerpoint Presentation, Harvard Law School.  Click here.

Fluke, John.  (2011, January).  "Synopsis of Race and Child Welfare Conference Remarks," Harvard Law School.  Click here.

Harden, Brenda Jones. (2011, January 29).  "Race and Child Welfare: Exits from the Child Welfare System," Powerpoint Presentation, Harvard Law School.  Click here.

Houston, Claire. (2011, January 29).  "Parental Substance Abuse and Child Welfare: Promising Programs for Early Intervention and Permanency," Powerpoint Presentation, Harvard Law School.  Click here.

Houston, Claire.  (2011, January).  "Synopsis of Race and Child Welfare Conference Remarks," Harvard Law School.  Click here.

Lancour, Anne Marie. (2011, January 29).  "Pennsylvania Permanency Barriers Project," Powerpoint Presentation, Harvard Law School.  Click here.

Lancour, Anne Marie.  "Pennsylvania Permanency Barriers Projects -- Two Approaches to Achieving Timely Permanency," ABA Center on Children and the Law.  Informational Sheet.  Click here.

Lederman, J. C.  (2011, January 29). Presentation Statement, Harvard Law School.  Click here.

Mattingly, John B. (2011, January 29). "Panel Presentation: The Centrality of Practice Race and Child Welfare Conference," Presentation Outline, Harvard Law School.  Click here.

Needell, Barbara and Emily Putnam-Hornstein. (2011, January 29).  "Black/White Racial Disparity in Child Welfare: Findings from Linkages to Birth Record Data," Powerpoint Presentation, Harvard Law School.  Click here.

Needell, Barbara and Emily Putnam-Hornstein. (2011, January).  "Synopsis of Race and Child Welfare Conference Remarks," Harvard Law School.  Click here.

Putnam-Hornstein, Emily.  (2011, January 29).  "Preventable Injury Deaths: A Population-Based Proxy of Child Maltreatment Risk,"  Powerpoint Presentation, Harvard Law School.  Click here.

Roberts, Dorothy.  "Synopsis of Race and Child Welfare Conference Remarks," Harvard Law School.  Click here.

Ryan, Joseph R. (2011, January 29). "Policy and Practice Options Related to Exit Issues: Experimenting and Improving the Recovery Coach Model, " Powerpoint Presentation, Harvard Law School.  Click here.

Wulczyn, Fred. (2011, January 29).  "Permanency, Disparity and Social Context," Powerpoint Presentation, Harvard Law School.  Click here.

Conference-Related Materials including Articles

Bartholet, Elizabeth. "The Racial Disproportionality Movement in Child Welfare: False Facts and Dangerous Directions," 51 Ariz. L. Rev. 871 (2009).  Click here.

Daro, Deborah and Kenneth A. Dodge.  "Strengthening Home-Visiting Intervention Policy: Expanding Reach, Building Knowledge."  Click here

Drake, Brett, Jennifer M. Jolley, Paul Lanier, John Fluke, Richard P. Barth, and Melissa Jonson-Reid. "Racial Bias in Child Protection? A Comparison of Competing Explanations Using National Data," Pediatrics (doi:10.1542/peds.2010-1710) (February 7, 2011).  Click here.

Lederman, J. C. "Science in the Courtroom: Vital to Best Interests and Reasonable Efforts. Juvenile and Family Court Journal," 61: 63–68. doi: 10.1111/j.1755-6988.2009.01039.x (2010).  Click here.

Putnam-Hornstein, Emily and Barbara Needell. "Predictors of Child Protective Service Contact between Birth and Age Five: An Examination of California’s 2002 Birth Cohort" (Accepted for Publication: Children and Youth Services Review).  Click here.

"Reducing Racial Disparities in the Child Welfare System" Policy Resolution, Approved by the American Bar Association House of Delegates (August 11, 2008).  Click here.

Roberts, Dorothy E. "The Racial Geography of Child Welfare: Towards a New Research Paradigm, " Child Welfare League of America 87(2): 125–50.  Click here.

Sedlak, Andrea J.et al, "Fourth National Incidence Study of Child Abuse and Neglect (NIS-4) (2009-2010)," Report to Congress.  Click here.

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