What does the child Welfare League of America do?
CWLA leads and engages its network of public and private agencies and partners to advance policies, best practices and collaborative strategies that result in better outcomes for children, youth and families that are vulnerable. Our vision is that every child will grow up in a safe, loving, and stable family.
What child’s rights do you consider that you have?
Children’s rights include the right to health, education, family life, play and recreation, an adequate standard of living and to be protected from abuse and harm.
Who founded the CWLA?
C. C. Carstens
History. Founded in 1921 as a federation of approximately 70 service-providing organizations, the first director of the CWLA, C. C. Carstens, was a well established national child welfare leader and opponent of institutional care for children.
Can you recognize different forms and red flags of child neglect?
That’s why it’s vital to watch for red flags, such as: Withdrawal from friends or usual activities. Changes in behavior — such as aggression, anger, hostility or hyperactivity — or changes in school performance. Depression, anxiety or unusual fears, or a sudden loss of self-confidence.
Are there any national organizations that serve children and youth?
ALSC’s former Building Partnerships Committee developed the following list of national organizations who serve children and youth and who share similar goals to ALSC. Below you will find links to these national organizations and perhaps find a local chapter that can assist you in your work with children and youth in your area.
What are the programs and services offered by each Childhelp program?
Childhelp’s programs and services also include residential treatment services; children’s advocacy centers; therapeutic foster care; group homes; child abuse prevention, education and training; and the National Day of Hope, part of National Child Abuse Prevention Month every April.
What organizations are involved in adoption?
Policy, Research and Advocacy Organizations. Adoption Exchange Association. American Bar Association. Annie E. Casey Foundation. Casey Family Programs. Casey Family Services. Center on Children and the Law, American Bar Association. Center for Law and Social Policy.
What does the Center for states do for child welfare?
The Center for States supports public child welfare agencies in effectively initiating and sustaining change and innovation to achieve improved system, organizational, and program performance. As a result, the safety, permanency, and well-being of children, youth, and families will be significantly enhanced.