New York City Tries Financial Mentoring With At-Risk Families — But Leaves Out Cash Incentives
One of the most common criticisms of America’s child welfare system is that it too often ensnares impoverished parents, accusing them of neglect when the true issue is just the circumstances of poverty.
Doing What Works: Measure Success of Child Welfare Programs With Hard Data
Child welfare professionals strive every day to keep children safe, to keep families healthy and together and break multi-generational cycles of maltreatment. More than 3 million new cases of child abuse and neglect are reported every year in the United States and more than 400,000 children are in foster care at any given time.
Child Welfare Ideas from the Experts #10: Supporting Prevention, Assessing Childhood Trauma
The Imprint is highlighting each of the policy recommendations made this summer by the participants of the Foster Youth Internship Program (FYI), a group of 10 former foster youths who have completed congressional internships.