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Head Start programs serve over one million children and families each year in all 50 states, yet millions of others are left out due to limited funding. Over 14 states are investing Head Start funding to improve outcomes for at-risk children and families. This report features several states, including Minnesota, Maryland, Oregon, Massachusetts, and Missouri and their steps to invest Head Start funding to improve equity and opportunity for at-risk children and families.
COVID-19 provides many challenges to the well-being and social emotional functioning of children. The stress on caregivers makes it difficult for them to provide the needed support for children. Mental health practitioners can provide a helpful service to children and their families through the use of telehealth and other technologies. This brief provides information for how providers can connect with children and families to give them the tools and support they need to get through these difficult times.
The SAMHSA Strategic Plan FY2019-FY2023 outlines five priority areas with goals and measurable objectives that provide a roadmap to carry out the vision and mission of SAMHSA related to behavioral health.
The opioid epidemic continues to have devastating con­sequences for children and families across the country, with growing social and financial implications for states. This report highlights effective strategies by Kentucky, New Hampshire, and Virginia to support families impacted by opioid use disorder (OUD). It includes strategies, ideas for maximizing resources and opportunities to support children and families impacted by OUD.
This slide deck covers the following topics: effects of prenatal substance exposure on infants and child welfare services; changes in the Child Abuse Prevention and Treatment Act (CAPTA) regarding Plans of Safe Care for Infants and Caregivers and updates on What Works in Collaborative Teams and Family Treatment Court Standards.
This resource is a short report from the Children's Bureau and The Administration for Children, and Familiies that describes estimated data from Fiscal year 2016. The Adoption and Foster Care Analysis and Reporting System data describes various subsets regarding children in foster care.
This resource from the Administration for Children and Families and the Children's Bureau describes the trends in foster care and adoption from fiscal years 2008-2017. The data is based upon the Adoption and Foster Care Analysis and Reporting System.
An infographic regarding the Amecian Opioid Crisis. Features statistics regarding the incience of opioid dependence, the impact on children, and what policies can help.
A fact sheet developed by Children's Rights. This fact sheet includes information about prevalence of opoid realted deaths, cost of the opioid crisis, effects on children in foster care, and what federal acts have addressed the opioid crisis.