Kansas Drops Hiring Standards to Attract More Child Welfare Workers
As Kansas rolls out changes to its child welfare system, a decision to loosen requirements for child protection specialists has some child advocates concerned that the state is trading a quantity problem for a quality problem.
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Annie E. Casey Foundation Expanding Youth Development Training for Juvenile Justice Management
In the past two years, the Baltimore-based Annie E. Casey Foundation piloted a curriculum aimed at training frontline and mid-level juvenile justice managers on youth development, a strategy focused on building the assets of youth and families (as opposed to just seeking to address deficits).