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Last fall, Rise shared a draft of our Insights paper on frontline practice with child welfare agency leadership in New York City and convened a group of professionals, including a number of parent advocates, to consider how they might further the concepts and practices described in the paper.
This group mapped out the practices their agencies already have incorporated, detailing the planning, budget, staffing, supervision … Read More
Rise’s TIPS handouts focused on visiting are used in 7 foster care agencies in NYC to orient parents to visits and support parent-caseworker communication when visits aren’t going well.
Now, Rise is developing a new set of TIPS handouts on service planning. They’ll be released May 15.
If you would like to give us feedback on the draft, please email email@example.com. We are seeking feedback from parents and frontline staff in foster care and preventive service agencies.
Hearing on “Strengthening Prevention and Treatment of Child Abuse and Neglect”
U.S. House of Representatives Committee on Education and Labor Subcommittee on Civil Rights and Human Services March 26, 2019
Good afternoon, Madam Chair Bonamici, Ranking Member Comer, and members of the committee. Thank you for the invitation to be here today. My name is LaCrisha Rose. I currently reside in Cabin Creek WV with my husband and three children Remington, Sawyer and Meadow. I work for … Read More
In 2007, Children’s Home Society of Washington held a statewide summit for child welfare leadership. Parents who had been involved with the system made up 10% of participants. The keynote speaker, Brenda Lopez, “stunned everyone with her story of losing her kids and then getting them back and becoming a transformational person,” says Nancy Roberts-Brown, former director of Catalyst for Kids, a statewide coalition affiliated with the Children’s Home Society.
That summit led to two parent … Read More