The Elephant in the Room: The Role of Poverty in Child Maltreatment
Description of the Wisconsin Public Radio interview that aired on 12/12/2021:
What role do poverty and economic hardship play in child maltreatment and neglect? And how can child welfare systems prevent them? UW Professor of Social Work Kristen Slack will share her research on programs designed to prevent child maltreatment. She'll discuss her work with coordinating services and benefits and detail improved strategies for preventing child neglect.