City Limits: Concerns Persist Over Child Welfare Cases Involving Mental Health

BFDP Supervising Attorney Jessica Marcus and Attorney-in-Charge Lauren Shapiro were featured in City Limits article about the mishandling of mentally ill parents by the child welfare system. As many as one in five child welfare cases involves a parent with a mental health diagnosis, creating challenges for parents, children and caseworkers. Advocates say efforts to address those challenges haven't gone far enough.

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