Ten Common Child Welfare Misconceptions: Essential Reading for Child Welfare Commentators and Policymakers

Ten Common Child Welfare Misconceptions: Essential Reading for Child Welfare Commentators and Policymakers
Posted 11/17/2021

Article that outlines ten common Child Welfare misconceptions about what we currently know about child abuse, child neglect, and child welfare programs that may produce policies and practices that harm children. This is based on an article "Research to Consider While Effectively Re-Designing Child Welfare Services" that was published in the journal "Research in Social Work Practice" on October 18, 2021. Ten common misconceptions that are described as "inconsistent with best available contemporary evidence" are highlighted.