Pandemic’s Heartbreaking Toll on Separated Families

The Imprint Weekly

Jan 4

49 min 13 sec

On this week’s podcast we discuss the child welfare package passed by Congress as part of the coronavirus relief deal, new studies on life after foster care, and a temporary fix in Ohio on kinship support. We’re joined by Melissa Thompson, Melanie Jordan and Cam Lundstrom of the Office of Respondent Parent Counsel in Colorado for a sobering discussion on how the pandemic has impacted the cases of parents with children in foster care. BONUS: This episode features music from the Unsung program, which helps youth in juvenile settings learn to perform, record and produce songs. Reading RoomLast-Minute Spending Deal Includes Boosts for Child Carson Unveils Major Stable Housing Initiative for Former Foster First, But Incomplete, Measure of Adoption Still Shortchanging Relative Caregivers Despite Court Order, Complaint

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