Foster Care Services: A Long, Hard Road to Improvement
When I started the Family Care Network in 1987, there was certainly a different approach and philosophy driving the foster care system. Looking back, it seems like the Stone Age. The system has come a long way but it has been a tough, hard row to hoe.
California’s Katie A. Lawsuit Is a Symptom, Not a Solution for Child Welfare Woes
John Kelly, the editor-in-chief of The Imprint, along with Chronicle reporter, Jeremy Loudenback, recently posted a well-written trilogy of articles discussing in detail the 12-year saga of the Katie A. v Bonta litigation in California.
Juvenile Justice in Rhode Island
According to a new brief from Rhode Island Kids Count, juvenile crime rates are falling across the state, a number that is congruent with national trends. And the total number of youth participating in the Rhode Island Training School decreased from 1,069 to 498.
100 Best Practices in Child Protection Volume III
A guide to the best practices in child protection from around the world. This comprehensive dissemination of global information is broken into 7 sections, focusing on a variety of information from child protection principles and definitions to maltreatment and neglect to emergency situations and armed conflict.
Wisconsin County Seeking Input on Youth, Family Service Delivery
La Crosse County, Wisc. wants to hear from services providers and advocates about potential new ideas for its expanding youth and family services system. La Crosse will soon is merging its Comprehensive Community Services Program, a case management model, into a regional system that includes two other nearby counties.