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 […]

Child Welfare

Home Visiting Programs Work: Here’s the Proof

As a career advocate for children, I applaud Los Angeles County’s innovative efforts to reduce child abuse by integrating public health nurses into its child protection assessment process. At First Focus Campaign for Children, a […]