Actions Needed-Improve Financial Assistance

Actions Needed-Improve Financial Assistance for Homeless and Foster Youth   A recent report outlined specific actions needed to improve financial assistance for homeless and foster youth to attend higher education. Today (5/20/16), the U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO) released a report on the challenges and barriers affecting the ability of homeless and foster youth to…

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FREE handouts to share

I have attached two FREE handouts for you to contemplate….what are the implications for policies and programs for children who are victims of child abuse, neglect, and abandonment? Note:  There are discussion topics to think about, share, and discuss at the end of the pdf documents.  Both handouts include information on verified cases only from the year 2012…

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Abuse Reports Increase after Summer

The end of summer signals the return to school and abuse reports increase. Some children and youth have gone to summer camp, hung out with their friends, learned to swim, or played a LOT of video games.  Others kids didn’t have such a great summer; they may have been abused, neglected, or abandoned.   Young…

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