Behavioral Health Contractor Sequel Absorbs Two Blows
The for-profit Sequel Youth & Family Services faces regulatory and legal complaints for its management of residential care facilities for teens.
Cook County Acting Director of Juvenile Probation Brings Experience and Compassion to Work
Miquel Lewis has been named acting director of juvenile probation in the nation's second most populated county, Cook County, Illinois.
In Wealthy Silicon Valley, College Students Have Seen Hardship through the Pandemic
Some college students in Silicon Valley, one of the wealthiest enclaves in the nation, have faced obstacles that have mounted during the deadly COVID-19 pandemic.
Lawmakers Issue Warning to Troubled Teen Industry: Congress Will Act
Growing cries to crack down on abusive practices in residential treatment programs for children have reached members of Congress.
New York City’s “Family Defense” Movement Presses Case Against Child Welfare System in Public Hearings and Rallies
Thursday marked a raucous day of hearings in New York City, with parents protesting the overreach of the child welfare system.
Long-term Mentoring Group Will Open New Offices in Colorado, Montana
A group that offers long-term professional mentoring to kids at risk of getting trapped in the child welfare system is opening new offices.
Montana Lawmakers to Study Courts’ Child Welfare Pilot Programs
Montana lawmakers will study two promising pilot programs courts have used to address the increase and improve the lives of foster youth.
Kansas Governor Laura Kelly Creates Division of the Child Advocate as Watchdog
Kansas Gov. Laura Kelly signed an executive order early this month establishing the Division of the Child Advocate.