Trump Administration Delays New Child Welfare Data Rules Until 2020, But Plans Changes to Obama Plan
Earlier this week, while reporting on the confirmation of new Administration for Children and Families (ACF) leader Lynn Johnson, Youth Services Insider speculated that perhaps an agreement had been reached, or assurances had been made, about a timeline to finalize new child welfare data collection.
Reunification of Foster Children with their Families: The First Permanency Outcome
Permanence for children in child welfare is generally discussed as one of three outcomes for children in foster care: reunification with the family, adoption, or kinship care. As of October 2013, the federal law (Title IV-E of the Social Security Act) has been amended to allow federal funds to flow for some kinship care/subsidized guardianships.