ICYMI: Dr. Maria Y. Rodriguez on How Historic Poverty Shaped Today’s Child Welfare Policies (Video)

March 30, 2022 @ 7:56 pm

“[W]hen we think of some of the important child welfare policies of today, [we are seeing] child welfare as it has developed from this notion of poverty as immorality: children as needing to be saved from immorality so that they don’t become poor.”

Catch the full lecture here.

Established in 1991, the Mary Funnyé Goldson Lecture honors the vision and memory of its namesake, who was a beloved member of Columbia School of Social Work faculty and a tireless advocate on behalf of children and families. Targeted toward professionals who work with children and families, the Lecture is intended to expand their knowledge and strengthen their social work practice. The Goldson Lecture focuses on children welfare and support of child welfare professionals.