America’s Most High Profile Child Welfare Job: Jess Dannhauser’s Plan for New York City
On this week’s podcast we discuss a recent roundtable on child welfare held by the Biden administration, and the legislative responses that have popped up in Illinois after the killing of a caseworker while responding to an abuse and neglect call.
Jess Dannhauser, the new commissioner of the Administration for Children’s Services, joins to discuss his early priorities, his thoughts on several parental rights issues, and more.
Readout of HHS Secretary Becerra’s Roundtable on Child Welfare
Path to Federal Foster Care Prevention Funds Overlooks Tribal Programs, Experts Say
New legislation Would Arm Child Welfare Workers with Mace
Illinois Foster Care Numbers Climb During Pandemic, Bucking National Trend
Eric Adams Taps Jess Dannhauser to Lead City’s Child Welfare, Juvenile Justice System