Rewiring Child Welfare in Colorado: Getting Ahead of The Family Crisis
Open any case history of a child at Tennyson Center for Children and your heart breaks. The depth of trauma each child has experienced is significant. Unfinished journeys of children bouncing from hospitals to foster homes to residential placements with no real end in sight is infuriating.
Family First Act Has Problems, But The “Imminent Risk” Provision Isn’t One of Them
Have you heard the one about how the Family First Prevention Services Act supposedly isn’t really about prevention? The claim is based on the fact that the bill would require a child to be at “imminent risk” of foster care placement before federal Title IV-E funds could be used to fund prevention services for that family.