New York Child Welfare Legislation Fares Poorly – The Imprint

By Susanti Sarkar and Adilia Watson Assemblymember Andrew Hevesi at the New York State Capitol in Albany, pictured in February 2023, is among the lawmakers who’ve repeatedly backed child welfare reform bills. Photo by Hans Pennink New York’s legislative season ended this weekend with a disappointing finale for family advocates, lawmakers and policy experts hoping for systemic

Children’s Advocacy Institute Sponsored Bill Receives Support from County of San Diego Board of Supervisors – University of San Diego Website

Monday, June 10, 2024TOPICS: Politics and Law Share This Post SAN DIEGO (June 10, 2024) – University of San Diego (USD) School of Law Children’s Advocacy Institute’s (CAI) bill AB 2906 (Bryan) received unanimous support from the San Diego County Board of Supervisors.  According to an article in The San Diego Union-Tribune, AB 2906 would

Download from PIER24 | Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP – JDSupra – JD Supra

More than 350 leaders from child protection NGOs, victim advocacy groups, research organisations, technology providers, domestic and international police forces, and advisors convened in London last month to tackle the global challenge of sexual abuse of children online at this year’s Policing Institute for the Eastern Region (PIER) annual conference sponsored by Anglia Ruskin University. The debate

Combatting child abuse: Safeline leads advocacy during Child Protection Week – News24

Safeline hosted a range of events in commemoration of Child Protection week which included a candle ceremony for victims of abuse.PHOTO: Samantha Lee-Jacobs South Africa has a high rate of crimes against children. And for organisations fighting this battle, child protection week observed this year from Wednesday 29 May to Wednesday 5 June, it is

Combatting child abuse: Safeline leads advocacy during Child Protection Week – Netwerk24

Safeline hosted a range of events in commemoration of Child Protection week which included a candle ceremony for victims of abuse.PHOTO: Samantha Lee-Jacobs South Africa has a high rate of crimes against children. And for organisations fighting this battle, child protection week observed this year from Wednesday 29 May to Wednesday 5 June, it is

Analysts, advocates paint grim picture of New Mexico’s child welfare system – Santa Fe New Mexican

Turnover among New Mexico’s child protective services workers outstrips the national average and is more than double the level considered optimal. Some kids in the custody of the New Mexico Children, Youth and Families Department are sleeping at agency offices — sometimes for weeks — because of a lack of other options. Advocates are raising

Children’s Advocacy Institute Quoted by The New York Times on the Fight to Save Foster Youth’s Federal … – University of San Diego Website

Tuesday, May 28, 2024TOPICS: Faculty and Staff, Politics and Law Share This Post SAN DIEGO (May 28, 2024) – University of San Diego (USD) School of Law Children’s Advocacy Institute’s (CAI) Amy Harfeld, National Policy Advocate and Senior Staff Attorney, was quoted by The New York Times in a story entitled, “Foster Children Fight to

Faculty member fights to advocate for child protection, starting in the classroom – College Heights Herald

When four children entered the foster care system over 20 years ago, questions arose about what would happen to them. They needed appropriate caretakers. So Julie Jones, then working with Child Protective Services (CPS), broke through barriers in order to fight for the family. “I was bound and determined to keep them together,” Jones said.