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How Prioritizing Family First Can Narrow the Group Home-to-Juvenile Justice Pipeline
You’ve probably heard about the school-to-prison pipeline, but the link between placing foster youth in group homes and the adverse effects of the juvenile justice system that often follow often goes undiscussed.
North Dakota Moves Toward Family First Act Implementation
North Dakota announced last week that it is prepared to implement the Family First Prevention Services Act, and is finalizing a plan for approval from the federal government. Over the last 18 months, the state has undertaken a rigorous process to create rules and policy to support the implementation of the new law, including hosting a number of stakeholder events.
New Council on Accreditation CEO Talks Family First Act, Behavioral Health, International Adoption
The Council on Accreditation (COA) was founded in 1977 by the Child Welfare League of America and Family Service America (now the Alliance for Strong Families and Communities) to ensure a set of standards are met by human services agencies.