Thursday, September 15, 2011

On our Blog at Youth Today: Foster care in America: It’s not the recession, it’s the RESPONSE to the recession

The long decline in the number of children in foster care on any given day is slowing way down.  And the decline in the number of children taken  away over the course of a year stopped entirely in 2010.

America’s latter-day “child savers” will claim, almost gleefully, that this is a result of the recession supposedly causing more child abuse.

But it’s not The real reason is discussed on our Blog at the trade journal Youth Today.

And on Monday: A major magazine article reveals the failed legacy of a child welfare agency leader.