Strolling Thunder 2021
Babies from all 50 states and DC have a message to deliver to Congress:
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Understanding and Meeting the Needs of Birth Parents
Why is meeting the needs of birth parents important and how well does each state support maltreated infants and toddlers?
Child welfare agency representatives from 46 states participated in the Survey of State Child Welfare Agency Initiatives for Maltreated Infants and Toddlers, completed in March 2013. The survey showed that states have a long way to go in understanding and meeting birth parents’ needs.
Download the PDF to see highlights from the report.
Why is frequent oversight and speedy permanency so important for maltreated infants and toddlers?