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Centering Families in Drug Treatment with Kathy Icenhower
On this week’s episode we are joined by Kathy Icenhower, co-founder and CEO of Shields for Families. Three decades ago, against the backdrop of the crack epidemic, Icenhower started Shields out of a run-down trailer provided by the Los Angeles county government with Norma Ntume and Dr.
SafeCamp Spotlights: Ivory Bennett
On this week’s episode we talk about some cases over the right to foster and adopt, Washington’s new policy on newborns exposed to drugs, and some recent award-nominated work by The Imprint.
CARE Court: Can California Counties Make it Work?
While state lawmakers show enthusiasm about California's new CARE Court, county officials are worried they don’t have the resources to implement the idea.While state lawmakers show enthusiasm about California's new CARE Court, county officials are worried they don’t have the resources to implement the idea.
Lisa Ling on The Opioid Crisis within Child Welfare
On this week’s podcast we discuss the potential legislative aftermath of a suicide in a Wisconsin juvenile facility, new Family First Act approvals, and how a rapid home-testing strategy could affect juvenile justice and child welfare systems.
Sunday, 9 p.m. EST: Lisa Ling Explores The Nexus of Heroin and Child Welfare
New York City Moves to Limit Drug Testing of Pregnant Women
New York City moved this week to curb hospital drug testing of new and expecting mothers, a widespread and controversial practice that can lead to newborns being placed in foster care at perhaps the most delicate stage of life.
New York City To Investigate Hospital Drug Tests of Black and Latino New Mothers, Which Can Prompt Foster Care Removals
New Study Confirms Risk of Prenatal Cannabis Use
A new study on mothers’ use of marijuana during pregnancy found links to a small increase in the child’s risk of developing a range of problems, including psychopathology, low birth weight and sleep problems.