Foster Care, Child Welfare, and Adoption Reforms: Joint Hearings Before the Subcommittee on Public Assistance and Unemployment Compensation of the Committee on Ways and Means and Select Committee on Children, Youth, and Families, House of Representatives, One Hundredth Congress, Second Session, April 13 and 28; May 12, 1988, Volume 4
United States. Congress. House. Committee on Ways and Means. Subcommittee on Public Assistance and Unemployment Compensation
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Page 237 - A plan for assuring that the child receives proper care and that services are provided to the parents, child, and foster parents in order to improve the conditions in the parents...
Page 6 - Chief Counsel, Committee on Ways and Means, US House of Representatives, 1102 Longworth House Office Building, Washington, DC 20515. If those filing written statements for the record of the printed hearings wish to have their statements distributed to the press and the interested public, they may provide...
Page 16 - In the little world in which children have their existence, whosoever brings them up, there is nothing so finely perceived and so finely felt as injustice. It may be only small injustice that the child can be exposed to; but the child is small, and its world is small, and its rocking-horse stands as many hands high, according to scale, as a big-boned Irish hunter.
Page 298 - Mr. Chairman and Members of the Committee, I thank you for this opportunity to appear before you today to discuss...
Page 226 - administrative bod[ies] appointed or approved by the court[s]" hold a hearing no later than eighteen months after the placement and periodically thereafter to determine the permanent placement arrangement for the child; and ± Procedural safeguards be provided for parents when children are removed from the home or are moved into different foster homes.
Page 6 - May 5, 1989, to Robert J. Leonard, Chief Counsel, Committee on Ways and Means, US House of Representatives, 1102 Longworth House Office Building, Washington, DC 20515. If those filing written statements for the record of...
Page 530 - AND o ADDITIONAL FUNDING FOR EXISTING TRAINING AND JOB DEVELOPMENT PROGRAMS THAT WOULD OFFER TROUBLED LOW-INCOME FAMILIES HOPE FOR A BETTER TOMORROW. CONCLUSION THE NEED FOR EXPANDED AND COMPREHENSIVE PROGRAMS FOR FAMILIES AT OR NEAR THE BREAKING POINT HAS NEVER BEEN GREATER. THE FACTORS WHICH SPUR THE INCREASING DEMAND FOR FOSTER CARE OF INFANT CHILDREN. PRIMARILY DRUG AND CRACK DEPENDENCY. SHOW NO SIGNS OF ABATEMENT. HRA HAS MADE MAJOR PROGRESS IN TURNING THE FOSTER CARE PROGRAM AROUND AND IN DEVELOPING...
Page 36 - Kolbe. STATEMENT OF HON. JIM KOLBE, A REPRESENTATIVE IN CONGRESS FROM THE STATE OF ARIZONA Mr. KOLBE. Thank you, Mr.