CURRENT ISSUES

FULL LIST OF CRITICAL ISSUES

CHILD WELFARE POLICY ISSUES

  • Predictive Analytics
  • Concurrent Case Planning
  • Children’s Rights - Vs. Parents’ Rights and Vs. Group Rights
  • Tribal Child Welfare
  • ICWA
  • Privatization of Child Protective Services
  • Disproportionality and Racial Bias in Child Maltreatment
  • Professionalization of Child Protective Services
  • Evidence Based Interventions - Why They Are Not Implemented
  • Standardizing Outcome Metrics for Child Welfare Outcomes
  • Psychotropic Medication and the Child Welfare Population
  • Erin’s Law
  • Educational Neglect – Does It Justify Removal?
  • Corporal Punishment
  • Abuse of Children in Private Schools
  • Guardian Ad Litem Accountability and Effectiveness
  • Psychological Maltreatment

JUVENILE JUSTICE POLICY ISSUES

  • Over-incarceration
  • Dual Determinations of Delinquency/Child in Need of Services
  • Diversion Programs for Adjudicated Adolescents
  • Sentencing Reform

 

  • Mentally Ill Youth in Detention Centers
  • Privatization of Juvenile Detention Centers
  • Juvenile Offenders and Central Registries

SYSTEMATIC (SYSTEM-WIDE) ISSUES

  • Racial Bias
  • Bad Science
  • Transfer of Learning
  • Predictive Analytics

 

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American Professional Society on the Abuse of Children  |  APSAC Center for Child Policy  |  2017