Child Welfare Solutions: Paging Captain Obvious
Two recent child welfare columns in this publication make me wonder if Captain Obvious has taken early retirement. 1. IF THAT’S HOW THEY TREAT FOSTER PARENTS… Jim Kenny has posted a series of columns on the appalling problem of false allegations of child abuse and lack of due process – for foster parents.
Therapeutic Child Care: An Underused Tool in Family Preservation and Foster Care
We know that chronic abuse and neglect can interrupt a young child’s brain development and result in developmental delays and behavioral problems. We also know that early intervention can mitigate the consequences of early adversity.
New Republic Editor Wins Hillman Prize for Child Care Feature
Jonathan Cohn will receive the 2014 Hillman Prize for Magazine Journalism for “The Hell of American Daycare,” which exposed the national pattern of under-regulation when it comes to child care options, particularly for low-income parents.