Story out: Parent partners close the gap between parent and child welfare

This summer I wrote a story somewhat outside my wheelhouse on child welfare. "Building the Bridge: Parent Partner Coordinators Help to Close the Gap between Parents and Child Welfare,” which will appear in the spring 2019 issue of the Child Welfare League of America’s publication Children’s Voice, looks at how parents who have themselves been involved in the child welfare system — and sometimes have lost their own children — are becoming one of the most powerful tools agencies have in the complex task of rebuilding families. Check it out here.

From the Next Children's Voice: Building the Bridge

Sara Owen knows what it's like to be on the front lines of child welfare work-and that until both sides step out of the trenches and meet on common ground, healing is rarely possible.