Young Mothers Known to Child Welfare System More Likely to Suffer Untreated Health Issues
A research brief published by the PolicyLab at the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP) in January presents key findings on the health of young mothers with previous contact with the child welfare system.
Supporting the Needs of Students Involved with the Child Welfare and Juvenile Justice System in the School District of Philadelphia
A new report examining the Philadelphia School District found that 17 percent of students had at some point been in the child welfare or the juvenile justice systems. The findings showed that these students were more likely to need special education services, highlighting the challenges the school district faces serving DHS-involved students.