Child Welfare

New York City Tries Financial Mentoring With At-Risk Families — But Leaves Out Cash Incentives

One of the most common criticisms of America’s child welfare system is that it too often ensnares impoverished parents, accusing them of neglect when the true issue is just the circumstances of poverty. When families earn less […]

New York City foster care chief David Hansell
Child Welfare

New York City Council Confronts Child Welfare Agency Over Emergency Parent-Child Separations

New York City Council pressed the Administration for Children’s Services (ACS) Commissioner David Hansell on Tuesday over a steep increase in emergency removals of children from parents who have been accused of child neglect or […]

Child Welfare

Trump Child Welfare Official Impressed with Nebraska’s Child Abuse Prevention Program

The Bring Up Nebraska program drew a top Trump child welfare official to the Cornhusker State last week to learn more about its statewide plan to prevent child abuse and neglect. The initiative brings local […]