Threading Equity Throughout Child Welfare

This recent podcast features a conversation with Aysha E. Schomburg, Associate Commissioner, Children’s Bureau, Administration for Children and Families. Commissioner Schomburg discusses her vision for the Children’s Bureau, which begins with the highest priority of promoting equity in State child welfare systems. The podcast discusses the following priority goals of the Children’s Bureau:

• Prevent children from coming into foster care
• Support kinship caregivers
• Ensure youth leave care with strengthened relationships, holistic supports, and opportunities
• Develop and enhance the child welfare workforce

Included in the discussion are Federal policy or guidance updates and recommendations, and how they connect with and relate to the work performed by frontline child welfare professionals.

Record Type: 
Podcast
Publication Date: 
April, 2022
Date: 
April 2022
Source: 
Partner Resources
Topics/Subtopics: 
  • Supportive Services
    • Child Welfare
  • Special Populations
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