Show: The Imprint Weekly

The Fall of Child Poverty, and Home Visiting’s Looming Fiscal Cliff

On this week’s podcast we discuss a major drop in the use of powerful psych meds on California foster youth, and discuss how child welfare metrics behaved during the prolonged decline in child poverty that was recently analyzed by Child Trends.

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Jenny Harper joins to talk about the looming federal cliff facing a program aimed at supporting new and expectant mothers, and what advocates are hoping will happen in the near future. 

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Prescribing Antipsychotic Drugs to California Foster Youth Declines Dramatically Psych Meds in Jail Philly Took $5 Million in Foster Children’s Social Security Payments Without Telling Them Lessons From a Historic Decline in Child Poverty Expanded Safety Net Drives Sharp Drop in Child Poverty Maternal, Infant, and Early Childhood Home Visiting (MIECHV) Program Home Visiting: MIECHV Delay Already Hurting State, Local Programs
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