Should Social Workers Interview Children Separated from their Parents? Debate in Minnesota Continues
A new provision in Minnesota emphasizes the need for private interviews of children in the most serious cases of maltreatment — but not every case.
Texas Resumes Investigations into Parents of Trans Children, Families’ Lawyers Confirm
Lawyers representing families under investigation said they heard from the agency Thursday about continuing the investigations that had previously been halted by a statewide injunction.
Child Welfare Ideas from the Experts
The Imprint highlighted each of the policy recommendations made this summer by the participants of the Foster Youth Internship Program, a group of 11 former foster youths who have completed congressional internships.
Hidden Foster Care
The federal government reports there are roughly 425,000 children across the United States living in foster care. The real number appears to be much, much higher — a little known shadow system known as hidden foster care.
June 16 @ 10:00 am
Battling Bias: How Homophobia Impacts LGBTQ+ Youth in Foster Care
New Numbers on Broken Adoption and Child Maltreatment Registries
On this week’s podcast we discuss the recent series and data reporting by USA Today on youth who experience adoption from foster care and return to the system, the recent federal investigation on America’s use of Indian boarding schools; and news on lawsuits in Alaska and Indiana.
America’s New Juvenile Justice Leader; Reasonable Efforts in Child Welfare with Judge Len Edwards
On this week’s podcast, we discuss the Justice Department’s entry into the legal battle on trans medicine for youth; Biden’s new juvenile justice leader, decarceration advocate Liz Ryan; and the first state in decades to pursue lowering the age of its juvenile justice system.