Staffing within the child welfare system can have direct impacts on the children and families within it.
Advocates say chronic turnover must be addressed or the system will continue to fail children and families.
It's a symptom of a broader crisis in the child-welfare and juvenile-justice systems that has kids with complex needs stuck in offices, hospital emergency rooms, and juvenile detention centers.
Friday, May 13, 2022 – Emily Scott Advocates for juvenile-justice and child-welfare providers in Pennsylvania want the General Assembly to approve one-time funding to boost staff recruitment and retention to ...
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PCCYFS Announces Public Policy Priorities for Children & Youth Service Providers
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Governor Tom Wolf announced on January 25, 2022 his commitment to raise the minimum wage to $15 per hour by January 31, 2022 for commonwealth employees.
The Pennsylvania Council of Children, Youth, and Family Services (PCCYFS) submitted a letter to Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf requesting a one-time appropriation to mental health providers using American Rescue Plan ...