The Elephant in the Room: The Role of Poverty in Child Maltreatment

Member: Kristen S. Slack
(University of Wisconsin - Madison)
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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.

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Last Revised Date 
Mon, 01/10/2022 - 17:53
Keywords / Tags 
child maltreatment
child maltreatment prevention
child neglect
economic hardship
Type of resource 
Resource Institution 
University of Wisconsin - Madison
Institution Type 
4 or 4+ year College/University
Recommended Citation 

Slack, K.S. (December 12, 2021). The Elephant in the Room: The Role of Poverty in Child Maltreatment. Interview with Norman Gilliland, University of the Air, Wisconsin Public Radio.