When Entitlements Collide: Title IV-E and Medicaid in a Family First World
There are now less than two months until the major reforms of the Family First Prevention Services Act take effect. The central objectives are to realign the Title IV-E child welfare entitlement to include federal funds to help prevent the need for foster care in some cases, and limit federal funds for placements into group homes and other “congregate care” settings.
December 13: Webinar on Family First Prevention Services Act
Earlier this year, sweeping child welfare legislation was passed with the Family First Prevention Services Act. Key components of this new law are already being created ahead of its October 2019 implementation deadline, but what do states and agencies really need to do to prepare for this?
Learn How to Hire Effectively for Restorative Juvenile Justice Programs
A national coalition of advocates for restorative justice, a strategy that brings offenders together with victims in the spirit of reconciliation, will host a webinar this Wednesday to discuss how to effectively hire youth work professionals for jobs in the restorative sector, particularly for school-based programs.
Accounting for Racial Bias When Applying Predictive Analytics to Child Welfare
Research on implicit racial bias teaches us that individual-level, subjective decision-making practices are likely to generate biased outcomes. In fact, humans’ capacity to make objective, logical decisions is severely limited by a variety of systematic decision-making errors and external distractions.
Foster Youth Share Stories of Advocacy in “Voices Rising” Webinar
Tomorrow, June 15th, Foster Youth in Action is hosting a webinar titled, “Voices Rising: Live Online Showcase of Foster Youth Action Across the U.S..” This event will showcase action that foster youth have worked toward as advocates and leaders in their home states.
Three Free Juvenile Justice Webinars Planned for March
Three juvenile justice webinars will be available in March through partners of the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention. All it will cost you is time; they are all free through the magic of federal funding.