High turnover in County Children and Youth Agencies is directly impacting families in the system
Staffing within the child welfare system can have direct impacts on the children and families within it.
Report examines strengths, challenges of PA congregate-care settings for teens
November 8, 2023 – Danielle Smith, Public News Service (PA) For young people with serious behavioral health challenges, a new report showed Pennsylvania’s congregate-care settings may be the best option. ...
PCCYFS Press Release: Congregate Care for Youth: A Review of its Benefits,Principles and Use in Pennsylvania
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE October 16, 2023 PENNSYLVANIA REPORT EVALUATES THE NEEDS ADDRESSED BY CHILDREN’S CONGREGATE CARE SETTINGS (HARRISBURG, PA) The Pennsylvania Council of Children, Youth, & Family Services (PCCYFS) released ...
Salary Survey Highlights Compensation Trends, Pandemic Impact on Child-Welfare Workforce
Restorative Practices Strengthening Relationships with Pennsylvania Students, Communities
Monday, June 26, 2023 Pennsylvania schools have been utilizing restorative practices to help reduce suspensions and improve school climate. PCCYFS member, Dr. Craig Adamson, Community Service Foundation and Buxmont Academy, ...
PCCYFS CALLS FOR GREATER SUPPORT FOR HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES WORKFORCE
PCCYFS' Call to Arms Regarding the Workforce Crisis in PA's Human Services
PCCYFS Release Priorities to Enhance Children’s Services in PA
Public policy platform for the 2023-2025 legislative session
PA Needs More Mental, Behavioral Healthcare Workers
PA Senate Bill Proposes Changes to State Constitution
A bill in the Pennsylvania General Assembly would amend the state Constitution to allow more adult victims of childhood sexual abuse to sue their abusers.
More Protections Coming for PA Children’s Service Providers
HB 2214 was recently signed by Govenor Tom Wolf