Charlottesville Child Welfare Study

Michele Claibourn, Charlotte McClintock, Bharat Aluri, Rebecca Elder, James Mekavibul, Naifei Pan, Natalie Provost, Hannah Sullivan, Jia Ying Wang, Michael Woon & Melissa Wu
Studies throughout the United States have repeatedly shown that black children and their families are dis- proportionately represented in the child welfare system and frequently experience disparate, and less favorable, outcomes relative to white children and their families. This study assesses Charlottesville’s child welfare caseload for evidence of racial disproportionality – overrepresentation of racial groups in the child welfare system relative to their presence in the population – and racial disparity – less favorable outcomes...
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