Child welfare services are intended to respond to the needs of children who have experienced abuse and neglect, and their families. Courses examine the causes and consequences of child maltreatment, child welfare policy, the effectiveness of child welfare services, and social work practice in child welfare settings.

Ashley Lepse

Child Welfare Witness

Many scholars don’t get an opportunity during their entire career to testify on Capitol Hill. Ashley Lepse has already done so as a Master’s student at SSA.