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Youth Services Insider

5/9/2022

How Much Do State Child Welfare Systems Connect the Dots? Feds Want to Find Out

The U.S. Administration for Children and Families wants to gain a national picture of what state child welfare systems know about the children and families they serve.

3/22/2022

A Longtime Oakland Educator Speaks to the Vital Role of School for Youth Leaving Lockups

Hattie Tate has been an educator in the Bay Area for the past quarter century and for the last decade, she's connected youth leaving detention to education and other resources.

Path to Federal Foster Care Prevention Funds Overlooks Tribal Programs, Experts Say

2/15/2022

Path to Federal Foster Care Prevention Funds Overlooks Tribal Programs, Experts Say

Tribal communities often utilize time-tested practices to heal families, which don't always align with the Western scientific standards that pave the way to federal foster care prevention funding.

Youth Services Insider

1/26/2022

2020 Child Maltreatment Data: A Breakdown

An annual federal report on child maltreatment confirms what other data has already suggested: That during the first six months of the coronavirus pandemic, reports and investigations of abuse and neglect plummeted, in large part due to the absence of child care workers and school personnel from the lives of many children in that time frame. 

Virtual Home Visits Likely ‘Here to Stay’ After Pandemic Fades, Survey Says

11/23/2021

Virtual Home Visits Likely ‘Here to Stay’ After Pandemic Fades, Survey Finds

People in the child welfare field, like folks in virtually all occupations, are still trying to figure out exactly what the “new normal” will look like when (and if) COVID-19 fades to a lower-level public health concern.

Youth Services Insider

11/15/2021

National Foster Care Population Down 4% Amid Pandemic

The number of youth living in the formal foster care system in America dropped significantly during the coronavirus pandemic, according to data collected by The Imprint, declining 4% in the first 12 months of the nation’s response to the ongoing health crisis.

One Letter to a Teacher Helps Formerly Jailed Kids Stay on Track

10/20/2021

One Letter to a Teacher Helps Formerly Jailed Kids Stay on Track

New research out of Stanford proposes a practice for better classroom relations between kids who have been jailed and their teachers.

Kinship Care Prioritized Under New Washington State Law

6/29/2021

Kids with Foster Care Experience Report More Oral Health Problems Than Their Peers

Minnesota youth who have foster care experience are significantly more likely than their non-foster peers to report each of five dental problems and markedly less likely to report receiving dental care.

Georgia Sued Over Alleged Failure to Protect Some Undocumented Youth

6/17/2021

Study Finds Pandemic Has Placed An ‘Untold’ Toll on Young Adults’ Food, Housing Security

The coronavirus pandemic took an “alarming” toll on the food security, housing stability and mental health of millions of young people in the United States — especially among Black people and other people of color — according to a new study.