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Rick Barth Published in Research on Social Work Practice

Rick Barth continues writing about child welfare services, disproportionality, and disparity with national scholars. This paper clarifies limits of using NCANDS and AFCARS for drawing conclusions about causes of foster care dynamics and corrects the record as well as establishes standards for using federal CWS data. Jones, D., Drake, B., Kim, H., Chen, J.-H., Font, S., Putnam-Hornstein, E., Barth, R. P., Huang, T.-H., & Jonson-Reid, M. (2023). Poverty Indicators in the National Child Abuse and Neglect Data System Child File: Challenges and Opportunities. Research on Social Work Practice.



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