Barton Child Law and Policy Center

Child and Family Well-being System: Economic & Concrete Supports as a Core Component

Risk Factors, neglect, poverty, child abuse, racial disparity, cps investigations, program models, cash assistance, economic supports, economic insecurity, family instability, cash payments, race equity, TANF, housing, concrete supports, system reform, policy reform, policy brief, SNAP

Categories: Economic Supports, Poverty vs Neglect
Tags: cash assistance, cash payments, child abuse, concrete supports, cps investigations, economic insecurity, Economic Supports, family instability, housing, neglect, policy brief, policy reform, poverty, program models, race equity, racial disparity, risk factors, SNAP, system reform, TANF
Author: Chapin Hall

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