Dr. Jedwab will discuss unique aspects of Child Protection Services in Israel. She also will present research on the substantiation of child maltreatment and the critical role of professionals in the assessment of suspected child abuse and neglect using data from the federally-funded Longscan Project in the U.S.
Merav Jedwab, PhD, MSW is a Haruv Institute Post-Doctoral Fellow at the University of Maryland, Baltimore. She received her PhD in Social work from Bar-Ilan University. Dr. Jedwab brings 15 years of field experience as a social worker dealing with children at risk and their families. Her primary area of research expertise is in decision making processes regarding child maltreatment by professionals.
This event is co-sponsored by the Center on Urban Poverty and Community Development at the Mandel School.
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