Foster Care, Hamilton and America’s Devolving Compact with Vulnerable People
On February 9, President Donald Trump signed into law the most significant reform to foster care since the federal government got into that business. This fundamental re-ordering of the government’s role in child welfare extends far beyond the 437,000 children living in foster care today.
The Foster Care System Was Unprepared for The Last Drug Epidemic. Let’s Not Repeat History
Foster care is an imperfect system, often criticized for its failures, bureaucratic inefficiencies, and poverty and racial bias, leading to the harmful and unnecessary removal of children from their homes, disproportionately from homes of poor families of color.
Evidence-Based Youth Services: Wheat, Chaff and What Lies Between
Youth Services Insider thought it was worth directing readers to this New York Times op-ed piece from last week by child welfare policy expert Ron Haskins. The Times doomed him to traffic mediocrity by posting it on New Year’s Eve.