The Mapping Disparities for Black Families Project is looking for participants who work in Ontario Child welfare! Participants should have experience working, supervising, or managing within the direct service continuum (e.g., intake, investigations, children’s services)

For more information about the study, please contact the Principal Investigator, Bryn King at


Edwards, T., McManamna, N., & King, B. (accepted). The absence of language: A critical interpretative policy analysis conceptualizing overrepresentation of Black families in Ontario’s child welfare system. Journal of Child Abuse & Neglect.  

Akuoku-Barfi, C., McDermott, T., Parada, H., & Edwards, T. (2021). We were in White homes as Black children”: Caribbean youth’s stories of out-of-home care in Ontario, Canada. Journal of Progressive Human Services32(3), 212-242.   

Edwards, T. (2019). Why are we so Black? A review of the literature on the educational experiences of Black youth in Ontario’s child welfare system. Relational Child and Youth Care Practice, 31(4), 460–479.