Mississippi Child Welfare Agency Gets New Leader
Andrea Sanders, credited with cleaning up the Mississippi Department of Human Services in the wake of a scandal earlier this year, is Republican Gov. Tate Reeves’ choice to head the state’s Department of Child Protection Services.
Foster Youth Support Services Required, but Uneven, Across Texas Campuses
Texas Confirms Pilot Plan for Qualified Residential Treatment Program
Texas has not developed a full plan for the $50,265,902 it received from the federal government to help prepare for the Family First Prevention Services Act, but about 16% will go to a pilot project around congregate care.
Good Fortune Is Not a Solid Foundation for Child Welfare Services
Serendipity is the phenomenon of discovering something valuable that is unexpected, like a forgotten $10 bill in your jacket pocket, or finding the love of your life through a chance meeting.
Top New York Lawmakers, Nonprofits Repeat Call For Cuomo to Release $2 Billion
Homeless in the Washington Foster Care System: Kids Left Behind After the Last Recession
The prosperity in Seattle that followed the 2008 Great Recession led to record home sales along Lake Washington and new Teslas on the roads, but the dwindling investments in housing the state’s most vulnerable foster youth are now leaving hundreds essentially homeless in the state’s care.
New York City’s New Human Services Chief Has Deep Roots in Child Welfare
New York City’s newly named official in charge of health and human services comes with professional experience that neither of Mayor Bill de Blasio’s recent appointees for the position has had: deep roots in child welfare issues.
The Complicity of Academia in Policing of Families
Academia is a space for immense learning and knowledge building. It is a place where ideas are crafted into resolutions for some of the world’s greatest concerns. Yet, because of its potential to do good, we often overlook academia’s complicity and collaboration in harmful research projects and practices.