Resource: Reunification

This podcast episode focuses on the current reality of reunification across the public child welfare system. The episode features a conversation among child welfare professionals, members of the American Bar Association (ABA) Center on Children and the Law, the Children’s Bureau, and a foster care alumnus. Discussion topics include the following:  

  • What the data indicate regarding reunifying families involved in the child welfare system 

  • What the Federal government and national partners are doing to increase reunification 

  • Racial inequities, specifically for teen boys of color, within reunification efforts 

  • How local agencies, caseworkers, and communities can shift their mindsets and actions to ensure reunification is treated as the primary goal when children are removed from their families 

Learn more.