Council of Family and Child Caring Agencies
New York City Foster Care Rushes to Prepare for Coronavirus
New York City’s foster care system has navigated crises before, especially after 9/11 and Hurricane Sandy. But the emergency plans nonprofits created after those disasters didn’t account for pandemics, and the city’s Administration for Children’s Services is now requesting updates from dozens of organizations serving nearly 8,000 youth in foster care.
Bill to Expand Contact for Parents Who Lose Rights To Kids Awaits Cuomo’s Signature in New York
New York State lawmakers approved legislation this week that would allow judges to order contact between parents and children, after the court severs the parent’s rights due to child abuse or neglect.
Notes from Wicked Problems: Big Data on Trauma, Solution-Based Casework, and More
Note: This column was updated on November 6 It was a big week in Chicago. The Cubs finally broke through and won the World Series, and all of the intractable problems with child welfare were fixed.