• Foster Care in a Pandemic World
Foster Care in a Pandemic World
Foster Care in a Pandemic World

Foster Care in a Pandemic World

Audio Visual Material

Identifier
cip.2020.03.11
Date
July 2020
Description
Explores how Covid-19 has impacted the foster care system in rural areas like eastern Kentucky.  Foster parents talk about the increased challenges navigating an already overworked and complex foster care system. Problems include the suspension of home visits by social workers, the closing of courtrooms to adoption proceedings, and isolation for foster parents.Produced as part of the series A Mask on the Mountains: Dimensions of Covid-19 in Appalachia, a project of Appalshop's Appalachian Media Institute.
Media Type
Sound
Rights Summary
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