UWM Researcher Looks at Children Who Are Caregivers

August 29, 2017

At UWM’s Helen Bader School of Social Welfare, Assistant Professor Melinda Kavanaugh’s research focuses on a group that has largely remained in the shadows: children who care for family members. Thanks to philanthropic support from the ALS Foundation, she’s found that what many kids crave most is to connect with others who know what they’re going through.