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Poverty and Social Policy Seminar: Origins and Implications of Expansive Child Protective Services Reporting

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The Center on Poverty and Social Policy at Columbia University invites you to a Poverty & Social Policy Seminar with Kelley Fong, a PhD candidate in sociology and social policy at Harvard University. She will share her current research on Child Protective Services as a state response to families facing adversity, drawing on administrative data as well as fieldwork with mothers, state social workers, and professionals mandated to report child maltreatment.

DATE: Tuesday, October 29th
TIME: 1 to 2 pm
LOCATION: Columbia School of Social Work
1255 Amsterdam Avenue, Room 705
New York, NY 10027

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About Kelley Fong

Kelley Fong is a PhD candidate in sociology and social policy at Harvard University. She studies social inequality and family life, with particular attention to family-state relations in contexts of poverty and inequality. Much of her current research focuses on Child Protective Services (CPS). Beyond CPS, Kelley also studies families’ residential and school selection. Her work has been published in Social Forces, Sociology of Education, Sociological Forum, Child Abuse & Neglect, and Children & Youth Services Review.