Social Workers and Commercial Sexual Exploitation of Children

Commercial Sexual Exploitation of Children, commonly referred to as CSEC is a form of Human Trafficking that affects minors and youth around the nation and around the world. CSEC is a broad term that includes any form of sexual exploitation of a minor under the age of 18 who may be a Foreign National, Immigrant, […]

Learning about SIDS by Jeri Wilson, MSW

For me, deciding whether or not to learn about Sudden Infant Death Syndrome was not an option, it was a necessity. My daughter Jenelle died during a nap of SIDS on March 1, 1993 while in daycare. I had heard about SIDS but had no idea how a baby as healthy as mine could die […]

Still Unclear: Why are There So Many Black Children in the Child Welfare System? by Ijeoma Nwabuzor Ogbonnaya, Ph.D.

Growing up in a house with a mother who is a children’s social worker made me privy to the many issues children and families involved with child welfare face, as well as the burden these issues may have on social workers. For example, I learned at a young age that some parents get their children […]