Youth Advocates Again Push Congress to Crack Down on ‘Troubled Teen’ Industry
Lawmakers and advocates for youth who have survived traumatic experiences in congregate care facilities say legislation is forthcoming.
Bipartisan Gun Control Bill: Implications for Child Welfare and Juvenile Justice
Youth Services Insider looks at the federal Bipartisan Gun Control Bill to see how the legislation could impact child welfare and juvenile justice.
Legislation Enacting Boarding Schools Truth and Healing Commission Advances
A bill that would establish a formal Truth and Healing Commission for Indian boarding school survivors was given preliminary approval by a House committee last week.
Addiction Treatment Bill Moves to Senate with Lump-Sum Authorization
The Senate Judiciary Committee has marked up and moved the Comprehensive Addiction and Recovery Act (CARA), S.524, a bipartisan bill to bolster community-based efforts at helping addicts. Going into the markup, the bill carved out small authorizations for several strategies.