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Renewed Family First Push Discussed for Summer

Youth Services Insider has learned that Senate Finance staff held a confidential conference call late last week with some child welfare advocates to discuss a possible reintroduction of the Family First Prevention Services Act, a bill that […]

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Snowball Effect of Opioids on Ohio’s Child Welfare System

Ohio’s child welfare system is in crisis, due chiefly to the opioid epidemic. The ability of child-serving agencies to provide essential services to vulnerable children – the innocent victims of this crisis – is at […]

Opinion

Policy and Practice Changes Form Around National Strategy to Reduce Fatalities and Improve Child Safety

When the President and Congress asked the Commission to Eliminate Child Abuse and Neglect Fatalities (CECANF) to develop a national strategy to eliminate child maltreatment fatalities in 2014, we knew the task would not be […]