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Kinship Care

3/7/2023

We’re Building a New Path to Prioritize Kin

A group of child welfare leaders are developing new recommended standards for licensing and approving kinship caregivers.

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2/22/2023

Arizona Bill Would Strengthen Kinship Care and Bolster Youth Rights

A new bill in Arizona would prioritize placing foster youth with kin and strengthen the rights afforded to youth in foster care. 

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Family First Clearinghouse

1/8/2023

Second Kinship Navigator Program Approved by Family First Clearinghouse

The clearinghouse that approves foster care prevention services has okayed four new programs, including the second kinship support model. 

12/29/2022

Top Stories of 2022: Kinship Front and Center

This year, The Imprint covered the prioritization of kinship care from Washington state to Washington, D.C.

Out of State, Out of Mind

10/17/2022

Out of State, Out of Mind

Although Washington, D.C.'s child welfare agency director says they don't take children out of their homes, that's not always true.

7/18/2022

Centering Lived Experience with Sixto Cancel

On this week’s episode, we discuss new findings that connect anti-poverty measures to reducing child maltreatment, the Democrats’ plan for unaccompanied minors at the border, and the Road to Healing Tour.

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    Self-Reliance in Place of Support from Foster Care or Family

    6/29/2022

    Self-Reliance in Place of Support from Foster Care or Kinfolk

    At 18 I got everything I felt that I needed to be stable so that I don't have to ask for another thing from my family, writes Antania Goff.

    Kinship Care Prioritized Under New Washington State Law

    4/26/2022

    Kinship Care Prioritized Under New Washington State Law

    Washington state will now prioritize keeping children with relatives when both parents lose custody, under a new law signed last month. 

    4/18/2022

    Prioritizing Kinship Care with Kim Clifton of HALOS

    On this week’s podcast we discuss a new kinship prioritization in Washington, New York gets sued (twice), privatization ends in Nebraska, and controversial new legislation in Alabama and Tennessee. 

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