Indian Child Welfare Act is Leading the Way on Child Welfare Practice
Child welfare is a complicated and varied system. Most people, who have not worked in the field of child protection, foster care and adoption — the child welfare system — are not familiar with the many services and practices involved.
Hearings: A Delay on Education Plans Stalls Hopes for Permanency
It did not take long for the March 14 docket in Judge Tracy Green’s small third floor Detroit courtroom to go sideways. In the first case of the morning, Judge Green checks on the case of a 10-year-old child named Ricky* living with a foster parent, Rashida Witt, who is moving toward adopting him.
A Potential Template Emerges for Federal Action on Foster Care Drugging
Few people outside of California probably noticed the news yesterday that the state legislature is on its way to passing new controls on the prescription of psychotropic medications to youths in foster care.
Listenbee: OJJDP “Concentrating our Resources” on Racial Disparities
Obama’s top official on juvenile justice suggested that his office has made addressing racial fairness its priority, which had to make at least one candidate feel good about its chances to win a big training and technical assistance grant from the Justice Department.