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First-of-its-Kind National Partnership Aims to Redesign Child Welfare Into Child- and Family Well-Being Systems
Child Welfare

First-of-its-Kind National Partnership Aims to Redesign Child Welfare Into Child- and Family Well-Being Systems

The Children’s Bureau at HHS’ Administration for Children and Families, Casey Family Programs, the Annie E. Casey Foundation Visit disclaimer pageand Prevent Child Abuse America®Visit disclaimer page are partnering to launch a nationwide initiative to prove that it is possible to fundamentally rethink how child welfare systems function to prioritize strengthening families and building resiliency, rather than separating families.

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Pandemic's Emotional Hammer Hits Hard
Anxiety

Pandemic’s Emotional Hammer Hits Hard

Nearly a quarter of people in the United States are experiencing symptoms of depression, according to a study published Wednesday. That’s nearly three times the number before the COVID-19 pandemic began.

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California Lawmakers Pass Pandemic Protections for Foster Youth
Child Welfare

California Lawmakers Pass Pandemic Protections for Foster Youth

At 21, former foster youth don’t have bedrooms waiting for them at their parents’ homes when they are in a pinch, or lengthy education and job histories to rely upon. They are often, quite literally, alone in the world as they emerge from being raised by a government system.

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