Tagged With "report"

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Child Care Crisis Disproportionately Affects Children with Disabilities

Bonnie Berman ·
A new report from the Center for American Progress found that parents of young children with disabilities are more likely to face job disruptions due to child care challenges. The report explores how the lack of affordable, high-quality child care options disproportionately affects these families and policy solutions for addressing these barriers. https://www.americanprogress. org/issues/early-childhood/ reports/2020/01/29/479802/ child-care-crisis- disproportionately-affects- ...
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CYW releases "Children Can Thrive: A Vision for California's Response to ACEs"

The  Center for Youth Wellness  released a new report “Children Can Thrive: A Vision for California’s Response to ACEs”.     This report is a follow up to last November’s Children Can Thrive Summit.  ...
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ARTICLE: Children’s mental health a cause for concern in report on California youth policies

Bonnie Berman ·
According to the 2020 California Children’s Report Card California from Children Now, California is doing a better job serving children in some areas like health insurance, discipline, and absenteeism. However, CA received an 'F' grade for its school mental health services. https://edsource.org/2020/childrens-mental-health-a-cause-for-concern-in-report-on-california-youth-policies/623070?utm_source=newsletter&utm_medium=email
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Free Mandated Child Abuse Reporting Training

Bonnie Berman ·
The CAP Center is currently offering three free and open to the public Mandated Child Abuse Reporting Training sessions this year. This workshop teaches mandated reporters their legal responsibilities to report known or suspected child abuse and neglect in California, how to recognize indicators (red flags) of the different types of abuse and neglect, and how to make a Suspected Child Abuse Report. This training is for participants who work with children and/or families. Mark your calendar...
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The 2020 California Children’s Report Card

Bonnie Berman ·
The 2020 California Children’s Report Card– the whole child report on children’s health, education and well-being in our state – is available now. This year’s Report Card grades California on 31 key children’s issues – and includes new sections on Family Supports, Adolescents & Transition Age Youth and Connected Cradle-to-Career. It also shines a spotlight on the impact racism, poverty and immigration threats have on our kids. Despite recent progress, this year’s grades show the urgent...
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The New Child Maltreatment Report Is Now Available

Bonnie Berman ·
The Child Maltreatment Report 2018 is the most recent collection of child maltreatment data from across the country. Since 1991, this important resource breaks down the data at the national and state levels and shows trends in data. https://www.acf.hhs.gov/ cb/resource/child- maltreatment-2018 Here are the key findings from the 2018 report: The national rounded number of children who received a child protective services investigation response or alternative response increased 8.4 percent,...
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FREE updated Mandated Reporter training

Bonnie Berman ·
The Office of Child Abuse Prevention (OCAP) has funded a re-design of its online Mandated Reporter Training for mandated reporters of child maltreatment. The FREE updated Mandated Reporter training will be available online so that mandated reporters may understand their responsibilities. Modules for the general public, school personnel, childcare providers, medical professionals, mental health professionals, law enforcement and clergy are also being updated and will be available soon. Please...
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How to Report Suspected Child Maltreatment

Bonnie Berman ·
There are ways you can help if you suspect or know that a child is being abused or neglected. If you or someone else is in immediate and serious danger, you should call 911. National and local resources are available to provide assistance and information about reporting suspected maltreatment. For more information, please visit this link from Child Welfare Information Gateway. https://www.childwelfare.gov/topics/responding/reporting/how/?utm_medium=email&utm_source=govdelivery
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Income Inequality in California from Public Policy Institute of California

Bonnie Berman ·
Families at the top of the income ladder have more than 12 times the income of those at the bottom, before accounting for taxes and safety net programs. Two-thirds of Californians say the gap between rich and poor is getting larger, and about half think the state should do more to ensure equal opportunity for all. https://www.ppic.org/publication/income-inequality-in-california/?utm_source=ppic&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=bulletin
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Online Mandated Reporter Child Abuse and Neglect Training

Bonnie Berman ·
The purpose of the training is for professionals who have contact with children in their professions to be informed about what mandated reporting means, what their duties are as a mandated reporter, and how to identify potential signs of abuse and neglect. Professionals should take the training to: Understand their role as a mandated reporter. Understand how this affects their daily activities within their professional environment and duties. Understand the Mandated Reporter law. PLEASE...
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REPORT: Children Living in High-Poverty, Low-Opportunity Neighborhoods

Bonnie Berman ·
Children Living in High-Poverty, Low-Opportunity Neighborhoods, a new KIDS COUNT® data snapshot was released this week by the Annie E. Casey Foundation. Using the latest data available from the U.S. Census Bureau, the snapshot examines where concentrated poverty has worsened across the country, despite a long period of national economic expansion. While California has seen some improvement since the last snapshot was released in 2012, there are still more than 1.1 million children living in...
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REPORT: The Water of Systems Change from FSG

Bonnie Berman ·
The Water of Systems Change, an FSG article, aims to clarify what it means to shift the conditions holding problems in place and provides an actionable model for those interested in creating systems change. Through defining the 6 conditions of systems change and highlighting organizations that are shifting systems, the article explores: How systemic conditions perpetuate inequity and reinforce racism, sexism, or ableism. The critical need for foundations to focus on changing relationships...
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WEBINAR: How is California Supporting Kids?

Bonnie Berman ·
DATE: Wednesday, March 18th TIME: 10:00 — 11:00 a.m. PDT Join Children Now for a webinar about how you can use the 2020 California Children's Report Card to support kids in your community. The Report Card grades California on its ability to support better outcomes for kids, from prenatal to age 26. Each grade is based on the state’s progress (or lack thereof) on passing and implementing state-level policies and making investments in the supports and services needed for all kids to reach...
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RESOURCE: Protecting Children: Reporting Child Abuse and Neglect in Yolo County

Bonnie Berman ·
An important way to protect children is to report any suspicions of child abuse and neglect to Child Welfare Services (CWS). Mandated reporters and community members can use Protecting Children: Reporting Child Abuse and Neglect to learn the warning signs of abuse and neglect and how to report suspected child abuse and neglect. YCCA prepared this document as a project of the Yolo County Child Abuse Prevention Council (CAPC) in collaboration with Yolo County CWS. If you suspect that a child...
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RESOURCE: Vibrant and Healthy Kids: Aligning Science, Practice and Policy to Advance Health Equity

Bonnie Berman ·
Health inequities in the United States prevent many children from realizing their full potential. A new report from the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine , Vibrant and Healthy Kids: Aligning Science, Practice, and Policy to Advance Health Equity , describes the systems that drive these inequities and outlines steps needed to reduce health disparities and move towards positive health trajectories for all children. ...
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Mandated Reporter TRAINING from the Office of Child Abuse Prevention

Bonnie Berman ·
The Office of Child Abuse Prevention (OCAP) has funded a re-design of its online Mandated Reporter Training for mandated reporters of child maltreatment. The FREE updated Mandated Reporter training is available online so that mandated reporters may understand their responsibilities. There are specific modules for the following mandated reporters: School personnel Child care providers Medical professionals Mental health and social workers Law enforcement Clergy General training (ideal for...
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