Child Welfare

Expand the Scope of Family First Act, and Its Clearinghouse

The Family First Prevention Services Act monetarily incentivizes child welfare agencies to invest in programs that prevent foster care placements. It constitutes the largest commitment to that effort in the history of federal funding. However, there […]

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 […]