Child Welfare Services And Caretakers Grapple With COVID-19 Effects

Leila Fadel - NPR

In this segment for National Public Radio (NPR), a parent of a child in foster care and several child welfare professionals describe how they are navigating in-person visits, emergency removals and foster placements in the time of the COVD-19 pandemic. Jessica, a mother whose daughter is in foster care and who is supposed to have overnight visits with her daughter two nights a week says "I'm usually, like, you know, feeding her, singing to her, playing with her, we're bonding really good, and it's like it snatched it away from me, this whole virus and being away from her now."

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