child welfare policy
Arizona Had a Busy Legislative Year on Child Welfare, Juvenile Justice
Arizona legislators passed a number of bills related to children and youth that ultimately made it to Gov. Doug Ducey’s (R) desk for a signature. The issues addressed by the legislature included child marriage, the opioid crisis and adoption costs.
A Look Back at the Impact of Research on Child Welfare Policy
This year begins my 40th year as a student of child welfare services. As a researcher and observer of the child welfare policy process I appreciate the opportunity to reflect on some of the ways research has influenced child welfare policy.
Big Questions for Youth Services in 2016
The curtain has closed on 2015, which was The Imprint’s third year of existence and our second full year of publishing. We have again more than doubled our page views. So Youth Services Insider begins with a hearty “Thank You” to anyone and everyone who read an article this year.
Enhancing Cultural Competence in Social Service Agencies: A Promising Approach to Serving Diverse Children and Families
A new report sponsored by the Office of Planning, Research and Evaluation in the Administration for Children and Families at the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services reviews current practices related to cultural competence in social services.