Discusses efforts to promote a positive youth development approach in foster care, and the disappointing outcomes and barriers experienced by young people leaving the foster care system between the ages of 18 and 21. Includes standards for transition, independent living, and self-sufficiency services.
New York State Court Bars Child Welfare Systems from Pursuing Arrest Warrants for Runaway Foster Kids
A New York State appellate court expressed sympathy for New York City using arrest warrants to bring runaway and possibly unstable foster youth into custody. But ultimately, the court ruled, there is no compelling reason […]
Number and Characteristics of Early Care and Education (ECE) Teachers and Caregivers: Initial Findings from the National Survey of Early Care and Education (NSECE)
This research describes the Early Care and Education (ECE) workforce data developed in the National Survey of Early Care and Education (NSECE). The survey focuses on individuals providing direct care and education for children birth […]
By Lauren Gonzalves For 40 years, the San Francisco Child Abuse Prevention Center (SF CAPC) “TALK (Telephone Aid in Living with Kids) Line” has been helping overwhelmed and often under-supported mothers and fathers cope with […]