THE CHILDREN’S MONITOR

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

Family First Transition Services Act Passes

On Thursday, December 19, Congress passed the Family First Transition Act as part of an omnibus appropriations bill this week. The further consolidated appropriations bill of 2020 (page 1483) is the appropriations agreement reached through

CAPTA Gets Increases

As part of the budget deal, Congress provided the Child Abuse Prevention and Treatment Act (CAPTA) with some small but important increases that CWLA and the National Child Abuse Coalition sees as being part of

CWLA Submits Comments on HHS Proposed Rule Change to Non-Discrimination Policy

CWLA submitted comments to the Office of the Assistant Secretary for Financial Resources, Health and Human Services Grants Regulation on the HHS notice of proposed rulemaking (NPRM) that would repeal anti-discrimination provisions as implemented during

Series Finds that No State Follows All of CAPTA Requirements

On December 13, the Boston Globe and ProPublica released their findings on the first national survey they conducted on state’s compliance with the only federal child abuse law, the Child Abuse Prevention and Treatment Act

Report Reveals the Foster Care System is Failing Older Youth

On Tuesday, December 17, NPR’s Steve Inskeep and journalist with The Kansas City Star Laura Bauer discussed the investigation of the outcomes for foster care children in America. The 7-minute interview, “Kansas City Star’ Probe

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