Youth & Families
Youth View Family First Act as an Opportunity to Strengthen Families
This is the first of two stories written by FosterClub All Star interns recounting their experiences discussing federal legislation with policymakers. The Family First Act is a hot topic within the foster care community and has caught the attention of advocates nationwide.
Los Angeles, Under Pressure to Improve Maltreatment Prevention, Bets Big on Parent-Child Interaction Therapy
Last month, the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors began implementing the recommendations made by the Blue Ribbon Commission on Child Protection, which calls for augmented child maltreatment prevention efforts. While implementation of the commission’s many recommendations is a long-term venture, leaders are hoping that the rollout of a maltreatment prevention initiative may improve child safety in the short-term.