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Epi 303: Foster care should be support, not substitute, for families
March 19, 2018 National Center for State Courts
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.
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