➡ From Child Welfare Information Gateway
NY: The misuse of data and research in child welfare: home visiting and infant removals in New York State (Commentary)
Child Welfare Monitor – December 11, 2018
Data and research have tremendous potential to inform policymaking, allowing us to identify population trends and to assess the effectiveness of programs. Unfortunately the increasing importance placed on these tools has resulted in their frequent misuse.
Also: The Program New York Says Helped Cut Newborn Removals to Foster Care: https://chronicleofsocialchange.org/child-welfare-2/the-program-new-york-says-helped-cut-newborn-removals-to-foster-care-in-half/32951