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THE CHILDREN’S MONITOR

CWLA’s online publication dedicated to summarizing
federal policy in progress and analyzing its impact
on child welfare.

President Proclaims National Foster Care Month

On April 28, the President signed a proclamation recognizing May as national foster care month. The President said in his proclamation: “The success of our country tomorrow depends on the well-being of our children today. [...]

Education and the Workforce Takes Up CAPTA Legislation

On Thursday, April 28, the House Committee on Education and the Workforce approved HR 4843, a bill to amend requirements around the “safe care” plans as described in the Child Abuse Prevention and Treatment Act [...]

Committee Marks Up House Version of Drug Legislation

On Wednesday and Thursday, April 27 and 28, the House Energy and Commerce passed a series of 11 bills in response to the opioid/heroin addiction problem.  The bills ranged from a new GAO report to [...]

Appropriations Update, Advocates Pleased With Senate JJ Funds

There was little change in the appropriations status last week.  Speaker Paul Ryan (R-WS) has now made clear in several comments that he does not have the votes to pass a budget resolution so far [...]

CWLA Holds Successful Advocacy Summit

APRIL IS NATIONAL CHILD ABUSE PREVENTION MONTH For three days CWLA members engaged in active discussions, met with their congressional representatives and participated in forums that dealt with the serious issues of child fatalities, the [...]

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CWLA Members Discuss Commission On Child Fatalities Findings

On Monday, April 18, CWLA members focused on the National Commission to Eliminate Child Abuse and Neglect Fatalities.  Dr. David Sanders Ph.D., Chairman of the Commission, Executive Vice President, Casey Family Programs, presented some of [...]

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