Former Trump Child Welfare Official Takes on Role at Faith-Based CityServe
Lynn Johnson, former President Donald Trump’s top child welfare official, is now running children’s initiatives for CityServe, a national faith-based nonprofit.
Child Victimization Declines as Reports of it Continue to Rise
Documented child abuse and neglect declined for a second consecutive year, while investigations of such maltreatment continued to increase. Nationwide, 3.5 million children were the subject of at least one report to child protective services (CPS), according to the federal “Child Maltreatment” report for fiscal year 2017.
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.
Lynn Johnson Confirmed as Top Trump Child Welfare Official
After a confirmation process that included a standoff over the Trump administration’s delay of new data collection on foster care and adoption, Lynn Johnson was confirmed to lead the Administration for Children and Families (ACF) just before the Labor Day weekend.
Trump’s Pick to Lead Child Welfare Cleared for Confirmation
The nomination of Lynn Johnson, the Trump administration’s choice to lead the Administration for Children and Families (ACF), was approved by the Senate Finance Committee on a party-line vote held before the July 4 holiday.
Feds Planning to Delay New Data on Broken Adoptions, Sexual Orientation of Foster Youth
The Administration for Children and Families (ACF) is planning to delay the collection of new data on foster youth and families until fiscal 2022, and also plans to reconsider the new rules set up for that process by the Obama administration in December of 2016.
Confirmation Hearing Tuesday for Trump’s Top Child Welfare Official
Lynn Johnson, President Trump’s choice to lead the Administration for Children and Families (ACF) at the Department of Health and Human Services, is scheduled for next Tuesday morning at 10 a.m.
Trump Nominates Lynn Johnson to Lead ACF; Jerry Milner Brought in To Lead ACYF
The Trump administration has nominated Lynn Johnson, head of the child welfare system in one of Colorado’s largest counties, to lead the Administration on Children and Families (ACF), the branch of the Department of Health and Human Services that oversees most spending on family services, foster care and adoption.