Tag: Arizona Department of Child Safety

Free Conference in Prescott June 8: AZ Families Thrive

| May 20, 2018
Free Conference in Prescott June 8: AZ Families Thrive

The Arizona Department of Child Safety is hosting the 2018 Arizona Families Thrive Conference series at no charge to families. Participants will have the opportunity to hear from regionally and nationally recognized speakers who are subject matter experts in relevant topics.

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Free Conference in Prescott June 8: AZ Families Thrive

| May 13, 2018
Free Conference in Prescott June 8: AZ Families Thrive

The Arizona Department of Child Safety is hosting the 2018 Arizona Families Thrive Conference series at no charge to families. Participants will have the opportunity to hear from regionally and nationally recognized speakers who are subject matter experts in relevant topics.

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Harvard University taps DCS for Child Welfare Project

| June 4, 2017
Harvard University taps DCS for Child Welfare Project

The Arizona Department of Child Safety (DCS) will be getting some help from Harvard this year. The Harvard Kennedy School Government Performance Lab (GPL) has selected DCS for its technical assistance program. As a result, Harvard will send a government innovation fellow to work with DCS on developing a strategy to deliver critical services to children and families.

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Arizona Grandparent Ambassadors

| April 23, 2017
Arizona Grandparent Ambassadors

We have a wonderful opportunity to share our thoughts with the Department of Child Safety (DCS) regarding the Foster Home Licensing Process, with a special emphasis on the Foster Parent Training Curriculum.

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Latest Child Fatality Review Data Finds Fewer Deaths, But More Resources Needed

| December 6, 2015
Latest Child Fatality Review Data Finds Fewer Deaths, But More Resources Needed

The Arizona Department of Health Services’ Child Fatality Review Team recently released its annual review of child deaths in the state, indicating that while the overall mortality rate in 2014 had dropped from the previous year, there are still too many Arizona children whose lives could have been saved.

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Children’s Action Alliance: A Look at the Department of Child Safety’s Budget Request for the Upcoming Year

| October 2, 2015
Children’s Action Alliance: A Look at the Department of Child Safety’s Budget Request for the Upcoming Year

The budget Governor Ducey signed for the current year in no way reflects the demands on the agency.  Now it is up to the Governor and DCS leadership to make the case that they can target the dollars requested effectively to turn the trends around and get the crisis under control. The top priority must be to safely reduce the skyrocketing growth in foster care which is overwhelming our system and unnecessarily traumatizing children.

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Department of Child Safety Opportunities

| February 4, 2015
Department of Child Safety Opportunities

The Department of Child Safety is offering the following training opportunities in February: Foster and Adoptive Parent Training Request For Proposal(RFP) February 5, 2015 at 10 am ADOT Auditorium Click HERE for more information   Child Specific Recruitment (CSR) RFP February 9, 2015 at 10 am ADOT Auditorium Click HERE for more information   Home Recruitment Study and […]

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Letter from Department of Child Safety Officials

| February 4, 2015
Letter from Department of Child Safety Officials

Below is a letter from the Department of Child Safety (DCS) Officials summarizing the agency’s accomplishments. Dear DCS Colleagues: One of the benefits we have in our jobs is visiting the local offices and seeing first hand all of the great work being done for Arizona families.  We truly appreciate the opportunity to get to […]

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