Disproportionality in Child Welfare

The child welfare system has moved toward solutions to address the overrepresentation of children of color in care.  Changes in practice at specific points in the child welfare process, such as the reporting of suspected child abuse and neglect, is one of many steps in addressing racial and ethnic disproportionality.  Click below to view a video describing Pennsylvania’s efforts to reduce racial bias in child abuse reporting.

Disproportionality in Child Welfare video


Group of children