Tag: Neglect

Speak Out for Arizona Children

| December 18, 2015
Speak Out for Arizona Children

We tell children all the time – dream big, work hard, and your dreams will come true someday. But without the basics like quality education, health care and security, “someday” never becomes a reality for too many Arizona children. Did you know that in Arizona: More than 1 in 4 children live in poverty; More […]

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Trauma Recovery – Tonier Cain’s Book “Healing Neen” Now Available for Sale – Proceeds Benefit CCC&Y and NACASA

| October 27, 2014
Trauma Recovery – Tonier Cain’s Book “Healing Neen” Now Available for Sale – Proceeds Benefit CCC&Y and NACASA

Tonier Cain is a nationally recognized SAMHSA speaker and advocate for recovery and trauma-informed care.  In March 2010, her story was launched in the form of a documentary titled, “Healing Neen” which details her transcendent story of emergence from drug addiction, multiple incarcerations and two decades of homelessness to become a tireless advocate and educator […]

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Tonier Cain’s Book “Healing Neen” Now Available for Sale – Proceeds Benefit CCC&Y and NACASA

| October 15, 2014
Tonier Cain’s Book “Healing Neen” Now Available for Sale – Proceeds Benefit CCC&Y and NACASA

Tonier Cain is a nationally recognized SAMHSA speaker and advocate for recovery and trauma-informed care.  In March 2010, her story was launched in the form of a documentary titled, “Healing Neen” which details her transcendent story of emergence from drug addiction, multiple incarcerations and two decades of homelessness to become a tireless advocate and educator […]

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New Brief – Prevent, Protect & Provide: How child welfare can better support low-income families

| August 8, 2014
New Brief – Prevent, Protect & Provide: How child welfare can better support low-income families

The State Policy Advocacy and Reform Center is proud to release a new brief, Prevent, Protect & Provide: How child welfare can better support low-income families. Families living in poverty have a significantly higher likelihood of experiencing crises. While the majority of poor families never come to the attention of the child welfare system, poverty is still […]

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CPS Needs Fixing: Here are Five Key Actions To Take

| December 23, 2013 | 0 Comments
CPS Needs Fixing: Here are Five Key Actions To Take

When children are at risk, we all have two basic responsibilities: We’ve got to strengthen families, so we can prevent abuse or neglect whenever possible. And, when abuse or neglect happens, we must take swift but thoughtful actions that give kids the best possible chance to grow up in a safe and loving permanent family.

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Thousands of Ignored Child Abuse Allegations Plague Arizona Welfare Agency

| December 11, 2013 | 0 Comments
Thousands of Ignored Child Abuse Allegations Plague Arizona Welfare Agency

Dana Wolfe Naimark, president and chief executive of the Children’s Action Alliance, said the challenges facing the agency were made worse by budget cuts during the recent recession, which ended many preventive services intended to help families before children are removed from their homes.

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Five CPS Supervisors Are Put on Leave

| December 3, 2013 | 0 Comments
Five CPS Supervisors Are Put on Leave

Five higher-level staffers at the state’s child-welfare agency were put on administrative leave Monday, hours after Gov. Jan Brewer named an independent team to oversee an investigation into why thousands of cases of child abuse and neglect were shelved without checking on the children’s welfare.

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