As new reforms change the way group homes in the state operate, the struggles of a facility that aims to help sexually exploited children in the Bay Area illustrates the uncertain future of services for the […]
One in six Californians has experienced severe childhood trauma, which is strongly linked to serious health problems in adulthood, according to a new study released today by the Center for Youth Wellness, a San Francisco […]
Most people have never heard of California’s Board of State and Community Corrections (BSCC). But the little-known agency, with 83 employees and a $16 million annual operations budget, packs a punch. And as California looks […]
Two Republican senators on July 30 introduced a bill that would allow faith-based child welfare providers the freedom to discriminate against foster parents based on religious beliefs. The Child Welfare Provider Act 2014 co-sponsored by […]
This report by the California Child Welfare Indicator Project focuses on strategies and practices that meet the specialized cultural needs of Latino families. To read the full report, please click here.
Young people with complex needs use multiple service providers. Often changes in circumstances can disrupts these services. This study examined how change can affect services for young people with complex needs. The findings revealed long-lasting […]
This facilitator’s guide features a one-day curriculum to improve the permanency outcomes for older youth in foster care. The National Center for Child Welfare Excellence philosophy is that all kids need a caring and loving home. […]