Child Welfare System Increasingly Relying on Relatives to Raise Children Exposed to Trauma | Markets Insider

According to a new report by Generations United, grandparents and other relatives who step in to care for children, play an important role in mitigating trauma, which children in the child welfare system experience at starkly higher rates than the general population. More than half of the children in the child welfare system have endured […]

Failure of Public, Political Will Threatens Progress on Child Welfare, Casey warns | Youth Today

Amid the charts and tables of this year’s Kids Count Data Book is a stark warning.The gains in children’s health, education and overall well-being since the last recession may be in jeopardy as “a huge failure of public and political will” saps support for policies that have helped produce those results, the nonprofit Annie E. […]