Tag: CPS

CPR/First Aid Review Class – Monday, June 16th – for those holding current certification

| June 8, 2014
CPR/First Aid Review Class – Monday, June 16th – for those holding current certification

Is your American Red Cross CPR/First Aid due to expire soon? The Family Resource Center will hold a CPR/FA Review Class for those holding current certification on Monday, June 16th 3-5 pm Cost: $20 Contact Paula at 928-606-0761 if have any questions and to sign up

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Children’s Action Alliance Reports on the new laws PASSED for the Department of Child Safety

| May 29, 2014
Children’s Action Alliance Reports on the new laws PASSED for the Department of Child Safety

Children’s Action Alliance reported today:  Governor Brewer and state senators and representatives passed two new laws this week to protect children and strengthen families. These new laws create and fund a stand-alone Department of Child Safety with internal and external accountability features.  The laws create a framework to respond to and reduce child abuse and neglect with […]

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Governor Brewer Calls a Special Session for CPS

| May 26, 2014
Governor Brewer Calls a Special Session for CPS

“It has fallen to us, in our time, to undo damage that was a long time in the making, and to begin the hard but necessary task of building a better future for ourselves and our children.” These words, delivered by President Reagan in 1983, are relevant now more than ever for Arizona, as we […]

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Governor Brewer Convenes Special Session on Child Safety Reform – Tuesday, May 27th

| May 22, 2014
Governor Brewer Convenes Special Session on Child Safety Reform – Tuesday, May 27th

State Legislature to Act on Governor’s Child Safety Legislation PHOENIX – Governor Jan Brewer today signed a Proclamation calling the Arizona Legislature into Special Session on Tuesday, May 27, to pass her critical child safety reform proposal to fundamentally overhaul the state’s child safety system. Addressing the top priority highlighted in Governor Brewer’s 2014 State […]

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Children’s Action Alliance Requests Support: Let’s Unite Around Improving CPS!

| April 28, 2014
Children’s Action Alliance Requests Support: Let’s Unite Around Improving CPS!

In preparation for the Special Legislative Session on CPS to create the Department of Child Safety and Family Services (DCSFS),  Children’s Action Alliance (CAA) would like to be very visible as united, concerned communities by sending a loud and clear message to legislators that we all support and demand the structure and resources needed to truly […]

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NAZ Today- CCC&Y Board Member Interview

| April 19, 2014
NAZ Today- CCC&Y Board Member Interview

VIEW THE VIDEO Better late then never to post this. January 16, 2014 – NAZ Today reporter Kimberly Craft received a Northern Arizona perspective on the current state of Governor Jan Brewer’s proposal on removing the division of Child Protective Services from the State Department of Economic Security to set up a new agency. Julianne […]

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New CPS Budget Information

| April 16, 2014
New CPS Budget Information

Children’s Action Alliance has recently released an article providing new information of the ongoing CPS budget. CAA notes, The House and Senate approved a budget last night that provides funding for 50 more CPS case workers and 20 more investigators in the Office of Child Welfare Investigations. There continues to be an ongoing discussion on reforming CPS for FY 2015.

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Senate Policy Proposals

| March 29, 2014
Senate Policy Proposals

The Children’s Action Alliance has released a list of amendments to critical policies in the Senate that they see as negating Arizona children and families. The State Senate approved a budget proposal last week on a party line vote. Like in the Senate, there will be virtually no time or opportunity for public input to shape this critical policy.

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Urgent AZ Budget update from Children’s Action Alliance

| March 25, 2014
Urgent AZ Budget update from Children’s Action Alliance

The Children’s Action Alliance says, “After just four days of consideration, the State Senate approved a budget proposal last week on a party line vote. We expect the House of Representatives to debate and vote on this same budget proposal today and tomorrow. Like in the Senate, there will be virtually no time or opportunity for public input to shape this critical policy. Despite amendments, the Senate budget plan leaves gaping holes for Arizona children and families”

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Arizona Legislators discuss Education issues on Arizona Horizons

| March 23, 2014
Arizona Legislators discuss Education issues on Arizona Horizons

Arizona Horizons recent episode has Senate Minority Leader Anna Tovar and House Minority Leader Chad Campbell discuss the recent votes related to Common Core/AZ College and Readiness Standards, the educational vouchers, CPS issues and the Budget.

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