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How much would the NAS poverty reduction packages reduce referrals to CPS and foster care placements? Would they reduce racial disproportionality in child welfare? (

Because of a collaboration with Columbia University and UW-Madison, we have answers to these questions. By Peter Peter Pecora, Casey Family Programs, March 17, 2023 - Overview The National Academy of Sciences (NAS) recently released a “ roadmap ” to reduce child poverty by as much as half through the implementation of a series of social policy packages. The aim of this study was to simulate the reductions in Child Protective Services (CPS) involvement and foster care placements that are...

Job Opening! Director of the New Trauma and Resilience Collaborative, Florida State University, Tallahassee, FL

We are pleased to provide a career opportunity at Florida State University , located in Tallahassee, FL. FSU is recruiting a Director for the new Trauma and Resilience Collaborative (TRC) . The Director of TRC will identify, harness, and promote the university’s trailblazing multidisciplinary expertise on trauma and resilience. This is a Faculty I 12-month salaried position. The Director will be responsible for the growth of TRC programs and end users by successfully recruiting partnerships...

Tribal Colleges and Universities (TCUs) Are Twice as Likely to Support Parenting Students With On-Campus Child Care as Other Institutions (

Authors: To read Jessica Warren, and Deana Around Him 's article, please click here. A new analysis by Child Trends finds that 43 percent of Tribal Colleges and Universities (TCUs) offered parenting students on-campus child care support during the Fall semester of the 2021-2022 academic year, compared to 21 percent of other degree-granting colleges and universities, according to the most recent data available from the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS). TCUs are chartered...

Jeoff Gordon sees PACEs science, PACEs Connection playing a vital role in ‘relieving some of the most anguishing pain in our society.’

Note: PACEs Connection is in dire financial straits. We are asking for support, from you, our 57,586 members, to help cover the loss of foundation funding that was promised and did not come through. Pay and hours have been cut for our staff—most of us will be laid off for the month of December. Another grant will pick up in January, but we will still be underfunded. Since sounding the alarm this summer, we’ve raised about $26,000 . Thankfully, about 25% of new donors are making monthly...

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