Epi. 303: Foster care should be support, not substitute, for families

March 19, 2018 Season 3 Episode 3
Court Talk
Epi. 303: Foster care should be support, not substitute, for families
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Court Talk
Epi. 303: Foster care should be support, not substitute, for families
Mar 19, 2018 Season 3 Episode 3
National Center for State Courts
Dr. Jerry Milner, acting commissioner for the Administration on Children, Youth and Families, has spent four decades trying to strengthen the child welfare system.
Show Notes

Host: Jesse Rutledge
 Guest: Dr. Jerry Milner


When it comes to child welfare, we’ve become a nation that often fails to anticipate problems forcing us to react without enough information. This problem sometimes causes courts and agencies to separate children and parents, highlighting how our foster care system in many states is broken and dysfunctional. Dr. Jerry Milner, acting commissioner for the Administration on Children, Youth and Families, has spent four decades trying to strengthen the child welfare system.