History of Minority Population in the Child Welfare System

History of minority population in the child welfare system
Antonio Sanchez
October 9, 2011
Partica Robinson

History of minority population in the child welfare system

Becerra, Rosina, M., Ward Thomas, and Paul M. Ong, (2001).,"Latino and African American Non-Custodial Fathers: Perceptions of Fatherhood and Child Support." Latino and African American Noncustodial Fathers: Perception of Fatherhood and Child Support. 10.3 (2001): 3-30.   Retrieved on Wed. 9, October, 2011. Retrieved from school library .

This article is on Latino and African American fathers who struggle to pay child support because of aquiring little or no education. Low wage jobs, or having other families to support. Most     noncustodial parents still pay child support even though the custodial parent receives welfare and other government help. Studies show that Latino and African American fathers grew up in poverty, low income circumstances, and gang related involvement. Some came from abusive households and did not have a father and were raised by his/her mother. In an interview with Latino and African fathers they say that even though they did not have a good relationship with their own fathers and came from poverty and hard times, they want more for their children. They might not have the money to go out and do things but they at least spend time with the kids like going to parks, talking, or just watching a movie.

Lundgren,M.L, Peloquin,D.S, and Schilling,F. R., (2005), Evidence-Based Drug Treatment Practice and the Cgild Welfare System: The Example of Methadone. Source Social Work, 50.1, Pg.53. , Retrieved on October 9, 2011, from http://search.ProQuest.com.

This article states that Methadone is a medication used in many ways from pain to drug addiction such as cocain or even heroin. However the drug methadone can somehow be mistaken for heroin because of its chemical composure. Parents who are addicted with narcotic women who are on narcotics can lose her way...