Child Welfare

Family Centered Treatment Becomes 11th Approved Family First Prevention Service

A model for working with families in crisis recently became the first service fast-tracked for federal funding under the Family First Prevention Services Act, the largest federal child welfare reform in decades. With the process of […]

Child Welfare

New York’s Child Welfare Agency is Looking for Inaugural Parent Advisory Board Members

New York, like every other state, has until 2021 to implement major federal child welfare reforms that incentivize keeping more families together after abuse or neglect claims, and disincentivized the use of group homes and […]

Child Welfare

Early Family First Adopters Eye Motivational Interviewing as a Casework Improvement Strategy

As we covered on Monday, you can add Motivational Interviewing (MI) as the tenth model of intervention approved by a clearinghouse for use under the Family First Prevention Services Act. It was hardly a surprise, […]