- Coordinated and Comprehensive Plan for Children and Families. Curtis, Pam; Middleton, Donna // Spectrum: Journal of State Government;Spring2003, Vol. 76 Issue 2, p38
Examines Oregon's progress in addressing problems facing children and families. Legislation passed by the legislature to address problems affecting children and families; Citizen involvement in evidence-based strategies; State resources utilized to address problems.
- Child protection report urges more balance. Court, Claudia // BMJ: British Medical Journal (International Edition);7/1/95, Vol. 311 Issue 6996, p9
Focuses on a report from the British Department of Health which states that the workload of child protection workers puts emphasis on investigations rather than inquiries to the detriment of whole families. Recommendation for a shift of focus to the overall needs of children; Lack of support...
- Speak up for our children. Madge, Tim // Nursing Standard;8/17/2005, Vol. 19 Issue 49, p1
Comments on the anticipation in Great Britain for the appointment of the children's commissioner in 2005. Selection process for the leader who stands to play an important role in issues that affect children; Close public scrutiny of children's services; State of Britain's nursing profession.
- EYE ON WASHINGTON. // Contemporary Pediatrics;Mar2000, Vol. 17 Issue 3, p16
Focuses on federal activities in the United States concerning the welfare of children and families. Investments in education; Rights of grandparents to visit their grandchildren; Online locator service for mentally challenged patients and physicians.
- Big brother makes more room for mom and dad. Fuller, Patty // Alberta Report / Newsmagazine;11/22/93, Vol. 20 Issue 49, p13
Examines Alberta Family and Social Services Minister Mike Cardinal's `Reshaping Child Welfare,' an expansion of 1984 policy which strives to limit the time children remain in government care and stresses the importance of intact families. How the province means to extend that policy; Success of...
- Citizen Review Panels for Child Protective Services: A National Profile. Jones, Blake L.; Royse, David // Child Welfare;May/Jun2008, Vol. 87 Issue 3, p143
Citizen Review Panels (CRPs) for Child Protective Services are groups of citizen-volunteers throughout the United States who are federally mandated to evaluate local and state child protection systems. This study presents a profile of 332 CRP members in 20 states with regards to their...
- Child Care: State Efforts to Enforce Safety and Health Requirements: HEHS-00-28. Fagnoni, Cynthia M. // GAO Reports;1/24/2000, p1
To help protect children in child care, states regulate providers by setting health and safety requirements that child care providers must meet and by enforcing these requirements through the activities of state child care licensing offices. Most states, however, do not regulate all types of...
- SEEING DOUBLE. Owusu, Douglas Akwasi // New African;Jul2005, Issue 442, p32
Highlights the Ghana Twins Foundation, established by twins Zena and Maya Abou-Jaoude. Research indicating that West Africa has the highest rate of fraternal twinning in the world; Increasing number of destitute twins living in city streets; Mission and objectives of the foundation.
- Governors Discuss State Acceptance of Maternity Act. Pro. Nestos, R.A. // Congressional Digest;Mar1923, Vol. 2 Issue 6, p176
Argues for state acceptance of the U.S. Sheppard-Towner Maternity Act. Need for the best possible legislation with reference to maternity and infancy in order to promote the welfare of children; Suggestion that the state of North Dakota should accept the act; Need for an appropriation to enable...