Mental Health Litigation Boom in Child Welfare, and More Headlines
On this week’s episode we catch up on some headlines from the last few months in child welfare and youth justice, including: a flood of mental health litigation; adoption reckoning in South Korea; a federal effort to help states differentiate poverty and neglect; the nexus between money and maltreatment; the Finish the 5 campaign in Texas; and more.
South Korea Sets Up a Truth and Reconciliation Commission to Investigate Adoptions
Feds Plan $10 Million to Prevent Confusion of Poverty with Neglect
Nevada Eyes State Bill to Codify ICWA
Wyoming Considers Codifying Indian Child Welfare Act Protections in State Law
With ICWA Under Threat, More States Shore Up Laws to Protect Native Families from Foster Care Separation
Maryland and Iowa Are the Latest to be Sued Over Youth Mental Health Services
Justice Department Slams Alaska for Over-Institutionalizing Youth with Disabilities
Disabled Foster Youth Sue North Carolina for ‘Segregating’ Them in Institutions
New York Let Residences for Kids With Serious Mental Health Problems Vanish. Desperate Families Call the Cops Instead.
‘We’re at a Crisis Point’: NY Attorney General Hearing Spotlights Child Mental Health Care Failures
Sabrina’s Parents Love Her. But the Meltdowns Are Too Much.
The Imprint Weekly Podcast: Ohio Medicaid Director Maureen Corcoran
Impact of Direct Cash Benefits to Low-Income Families Can Be Far-Reaching
Texas Teens Embark on An Idealistic Quest to Shut Down the State’s Last Five Youth Prisons
Youth and the Juvenile Justice System 2022 National Report
How Youth Incarceration Undermines Public Safety: Reviewing the Evidence