New! APSAC Advisor Volume 33, Issue 2 - Special Issue on COVID-19 and Child Maltreatment

Members Read Here

Non-Members: Purchase a Digital Download


APSAC is pleased to bring you the latest issue of the APSAC Advisor from Editor-in-Chief Lisa Schelbe, PhD, MSW

and Associate Editor Carlo Panlilio, PhD. This special issue on COVID-19 covers many important topics in child maltreatment and child welfare, including response to suspected maltreatment, addressing substance abuse disorders with parents during the pandemic, the ways in which COVID impacts issues of racial justice, and the need for shifts in child welfare in response to COVID and these co-occurring issues.


As a service to the field, this issue also includes an open-access article for both members and non-members to share with their networks.

Table of Contents:

  • Uncovering the Hidden Cost of the Pandemic on Child Safety and Well-being: Introduction to the COVID-19 Special Issue | Lisa Schelbe, PhD, MSW & Carlo Panlilio, PhD, Special Issue Editors

  • Fedele F. and Iris M. Fauri 2020 Memorial Lecture: Child Welfare and the COVID-19 Pandemic | Robert M. Ortega, PhD, MSW; Michelle Johnson-Motoyama, PhD, MSW; Lisa Merkel-Holguin, MSW; Christina M. Rodriguez, PhD; Shawna J. Lee, PhD, MSW; Kathryn Maguire-Jack, PhD, MSW, MPA; Todd I. Herrenkohl, PhD, MSW (Special Open Access Advisor Article - Read Now!)

  • Bracing for Impact: Lessons Learned from the COVID-19 Pandemic and the Response to Child Abuse and Neglect | Andrea Repine, APRN; Jennifer Macaulay, MSW; Stephanie Anne Deutsch, MD, MS, FAAP

  • Early Stage of the COVID-19 Pandemic and Investigations of Child Maltreatment: An Empirical Study of Administrative Data | Hui Huang, PhD, MSW; Abigail Williams-Butler, PhD, MSW; Keunhye Park, PhD, MSW; Joseph P. Ryan, PhD, MSW

  • Parenting Support for Families Impacted by Opioid Use Disorder during the COVID-19 Pandemic: Insights from Pennsylvania Home Visiting Pilot Programs | Miranda P. Kaye, PhD; Amanda M. Ferrara, MS; Daniel F. Perkins, PhD

  • Families at the Intersection of Racial Injustice, COVID-19, and Child Welfare | Jemour A. Maddux, PsyD, ABPP; Charles F. Boyer, DMin; Pantea Yazdian Maddux, JD; Paulett Diah, MD, FAAP; Tyshawn Thompson, MA


Plus our regular features, including the News of the Organization, Washington Update, and an APSAC Research to Practice Brief.

Featured Posts