Senators Introduce Bill to Curb Child Welfare Worker Burnout
Few occupations are tougher on workers than those in the child welfare field, with national turnover rates estimated to chronically range from 20% to 40% a year. Two U.S. Senators want the Department of Health and Human Services to lighten the load for these workers.
Despite Controversy, Kamala Harris Made Youth Justice a Priority in California
Back in 2015, when serving as the attorney general of California, 2020 Democratic presidential candidate and U.S. Senator Kamala Harris decided to make justice for children a priority of her office’s work.
Humboldt County to Overhaul its Child Abuse Reporting System After Settlement with California Attorney General
The Humboldt County Department of Health and Human Services and Sheriff’s Office must make immediate changes to the way that the county reports and investigates incidents of child abuse and neglect, according to the terms of a settlement with the California Attorney General that was released on Thursday.
California A.G. Supports Program for Unaccompanied Immigrant Youth
Last week, California Attorney General Xavier Becerra weighed in by saying that California should play a greater role in protecting youth who are fleeing dangerous conditions in their home countries. At the invitation of the Los Angeles Superior Court and the suggestion of the California Supreme Court, Becerra filed an amicus brief in the In re Denis G.
California’s Travel Ban Targets Three States Over Child Welfare Laws
California will prohibit state-funded or state-sponsored travel to four states have passed legislative bills deemed discriminatory against the LGBTQ (lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and questioning) community, California’s attorney general announced on Thursday.