Massive Child Welfare Finance Bill Planned for 2016
Senate Finance Committee leadership plans to meld several major child welfare financing shifts into one bill called the Families First Act (FFA). The act, which will be introduced next year, would likely mark the biggest change in federal child welfare policy since the passage of the Adoption Assistance and Child Welfare Act in 1980.
Focus on the Figures: Hospitalizations for Mental Health
Focus on the Figures is a regular partnership between The Imprint and KidsData.org, a nonprofit dedicated to providing data on the health and well-being of California’s children. For those challenged by mental health conditions, disorders often take hold at the most inopportune times: while adolescents make the difficult climb into adulthood.
Focus on the Figures: Asthma Diagnoses and Hospitalizations
Every other week, The Imprint features one key indicator from Kidsdata.org, which offers comprehensive data about the health and well being of children across California. This week, we look at asthma diagnoses and asthma-related hospitalizations.