Child Welfare

Methadone Treatment and a Program for New Parents Approved for New Federal Child Welfare Law

The new clearinghouse for the Family First Prevention Services Act has approved another parent support program and a substance abuse treatment model. Methadone Maintenance Therapy (MMT) uses medically-prescribed methadone to reduce the use of heroin and […]

Blue Ribbon Commission

Hiring More Social Workers is Key to L.A. Supervisor’s Plan to Prevent Child Deaths like 4-Year-Old Noah Cuatro’s

Moving swiftly in the wake of the third high-profile child death to strike Los Angeles’ high desert in the past six years, L.A. County Supervisor Kathryn Barger intends to boost the area’s beleaguered child welfare […]

Child Welfare

#ProtectChildrenByDefault Campaign Pressures Facebook to Change Default Settings to Protect Children

A group that specializes in working with children who’ve been trafficked is calling out Facebook to change its privacy settings to protect vulnerable children. Connecticut-based Love146 works closely with youth who have been trafficked to […]