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September 14, 2023

PCCYFS Legislative Updates

August 25, 2023 While last week was another slow summer week in Harrisburg, the Senate returns for one day of session on August 30th to pass a version of the ...

August 31, 2023

Salary Survey Highlights Compensation Trends, Pandemic Impact on Child-Welfare Workforce


August 16, 2023

PCCYFS Legislative Updates

August 11, 2023 Bill Action and Introduction: HB 1600  Shusterman, Melissa(D)Amends the Human Services Code, in children and youth, further providing for availability of services, providing for purposes, further providing for ...

August 2, 2023

PCCYFS 2023 Education Summit

On October 17, 2023, the PCCYFS 2023 Education Summit will be held at the Child Welfare Resource Center in Mechanicsburg from 10am to 2pm. The PCCYFS Education Summit will cover ...

August 1, 2023

PCCYFS Legislative Update

July 21, 2023 Another relatively quiet week, but not without political jabs made across the aisle. Early in the week, House Majority Leader Matt Bradford (D-Montgomery) penned an op-ed that ...

July 12, 2023

PCCYFS Legislative Update

June 30, 2023 As the legislature barreled towards the end of the state fiscal year, Harrisburg was optimistic that a budget would be passed by the constitutional deadline of June ...

June 28, 2023

PCCYFS Legislative Update

June 16, 2023 This week the House was in session and the atmosphere, at times, reflected just how close the state budget deadline is.  Wednesday, contentious debate was had over ...

June 22, 2023

Update Qualified Residential Treatment Programs – Institutions for Mental Diseases

In 2021, PCCYFS joined over 600 organizations on a joint letter urging Congress to exempt Qualified Residential Treatment Programs (QRTPs) from the Institutions for Mental Diseases (IMD) exclusion. While Pennsylvania ...

June 16, 2023


PCCYFS' Call to Arms Regarding the Workforce Crisis in PA's Human Services

June 2, 2023

Continued Learning Opportunities on Education and Trauma

A Trauma-Informed Approach for Working with Youth Involved in Multiple Systems Thursday June 8, 12-1:30pm Eastern Join the upcoming National Child Traumatic Stress Network webinar to learn more about the ...