Citizen Connections Spring 2018.
National Citizen Review Panels. National Child Abuse and Neglect Technical Assistance and Strategic Dissemination Center.
Federal Publication/Policy Journal Special Issue
Published: Spring 2018
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This brief provides updates from citizen review panels (CRPs) in different States. This issue provides updates from Hawaii, Idaho, Kentucky, Michigan, Nevada, New York, Ohio, Oklahoma, and Pennsylvania. Information is provided on major initiatives and accomplishments for 2018 that address efforts to: build public awareness messaging/education on mandatory reporting of minor sex-trafficking and mandatory reporting of drug-exposed infants, examine outcomes of Program Improvement Plans and improve outcomes, focus on foster parent retention and recruitment, investigate domestic violence, collect data on the human trafficking of children and adolescents, develop recommendations on sleep-related deaths, educate parents and caregivers on the importance of practicing safe sleep for their babies, develop a report on the power of home visiting, advocate for legislation to support developmentally appropriate freedoms for older foster youth, and engage in strategic planning.
child abuse; child neglect; child fatalities; state laws; child welfare reform; CHILD DEATH REVIEW BOARDS; CITIZEN REVIEW BOARDS