Child Welfare

Litigator Bill Grimm Used Class-Action Lawsuits to Transform Troubled Child Welfare Agencies

Bill Grimm, a long-time attorney with the Oakland-based National Center for Youth Law (NCYL), passed away on April 2 after a year-long battle with brain cancer. He was 69. Over a 40-year career, Grimm helped […]

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Concurrent Antipsychotic, Psychotropic Use Common Among Medicaid-Enrolled Children

A new study from the Journal of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry suggests that children enrolled in Medicaid aren’t just seeing an increase in prescriptions of antipsychotic medicine. In the “Concurrent antipsychotic, […]