Kelley Fong

I’m not an advocate who says that money will cure everything in child welfare. But I think money is a key missing piece. And we know from the University of California, Irvine, scholar [and sociology assistant professor] Kelley Fong’s research that lots of mandated reporters call CPS because they’re trying to get resources for kids. And that’s not necessarily how CPS views its job. So there’s a mismatch between what people and kids want and need and what the system is designed to do. 

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