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The COVID-19 pandemic has brought nationwide trials and tribulations but in Illinois, it has brought further complications to an already struggling Department of Children and Family Services. In this article, Josie Finch discusses the consequences of isolation and economic issues on at-risk children in Illinois as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic.
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Finch, Josie, "The Further Downfalls of DCFS During the COVID-19 Pandemic" (2020). SLU Law Journal Online. 52.