Tag: DCS

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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State Has Real Opportunity to Fix DCS

| August 16, 2015
State Has Real Opportunity to Fix DCS

The state legislature and Governor Ducey now have a chance to focus their leadership on three essential steps that can move this plan from words on a page to real life changes for children and families.

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New Report Recommendations on DCS

| July 13, 2015
New Report Recommendations on DCS

Last week the Arizona Auditor General released an independent review of the Department of Child Safety. Keep reading to see the variety of actions the report recommends going forward.

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DCS, What works to help families in need

| June 23, 2015
DCS, What works to help families in need

Since the new Department of Child Safety (DCS) was created one year ago, the number of children living in foster care has continued to grow far faster than the number of foster families or the number of staff able to handle their cases. An additional 1,300 children in foster care are overwhelming the system and […]

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Darkness To Light Child Sexual Abuse Prevention Training – June 24th

| June 2, 2015
Darkness To Light Child Sexual Abuse Prevention Training – June 24th

The Darkness to Light, Stewards of Children, Child Sexual Abuse Prevention training will be held on June 24th at the Flagstaff Public Library. Don’t miss this great opportunity to learn more about ways to prevent abuse in your school, your office, or your community. This training is free and open to the public.

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CCC&Y Annual Meeting – Monday, May 18th – Aquaplex

| May 11, 2015
CCC&Y Annual Meeting – Monday, May 18th – Aquaplex

Please join us Monday, May 18th from 12:00 to 1:30 p.m. at the Flagstaff Aquaplex for CCC&Y’s Annual Meeting.  In addition to regular business, Board of Director elections, and a potluck provided by the current Board, we have invited Cenovia Sieh, Assistant Program Manager for the Department of Child Safety in Coconino County, as our […]

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Guest Speaker Confirmed – CCC&Y Annual Meeting – May 18th

| April 29, 2015
Guest Speaker Confirmed – CCC&Y Annual Meeting – May 18th

Please join us Monday, May 18th from 12:00 to 1:30 p.m. at the Flagstaff Aquaplex for CCC&Y’s Annual Meeting.  In addition to regular business, Board of Director elections, and a potluck provided by the current Board, we have invited Cenovia Sieh, Assistant Program Manager for the Department of Child Safety in Coconino County, as our […]

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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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News from the Department of Child Safety

| December 17, 2014
News from the Department of Child Safety

When the legislature and Governor Brewer created the new Department of Child Safety they appropriated funding to add new staff so that children could be protected and connected with permanent homes. It is worth celebrating that as of October 31, the Department had filled all of its direct child safety specialist positions. In January of […]

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News from the Department of Child Safety

| December 9, 2014
News from the Department of Child Safety

When the legislature and Governor Brewer created the new Department of Child Safety they appropriated funding to add new staff so that children could be protected and connected with permanent homes. It is worth celebrating that as of October 31, the Department had filled all of its direct child safety specialist positions. In January of […]

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