➡ From Child Welfare Information Gateway
US: Sibling Separation: An Unintended Consequence of the Family First Act? (Commentary)
Child Welfare Monitor – October 09, 2018
Sibling relationships are known to be critically important in emotional development in childhood and beyond, as documented in a useful publication from the Child Welfare Information Gateway. In abusive and neglectful families, sibling relationships can be even more important as siblings support each other through adverse circumstances.
Linked publication: Sibling Issues in Foster Care and Adoption: https://www.childwelfare.gov/pubPDFs/siblingissues.pdf