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Stability and Child Protection Leadership

Every organization, regardless of focus or sector, needs good, solid leadership to thrive. Why? Leadership not only provides the organization’s vision and guidance so that the executive management team can implement the direction of the organization, but also serves as the role model and principal i...

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Family First Prevention Services Act: Paying for What Works

Historically, the federal government’s support for child welfare services through the Title IV-E program has been limited to a single service: placement in foster care. With decades of research and experience, we now know that foster care is not the only – nor the best – solution for many children w...

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Office of Inspector General (OIG) releases audits on multiple states

Congress requested the OIG conduct audits regarding the proper reporting, investigation, and resolution of allegations or referrals of abuse and neglect of children in the foster care system. In recent months, the OIG of the U. S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) ... Congress requested ...

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Hurricane Harvey Relief: Public Consulting Group Employees Give over $300,000 with 2-for-1 PCG Match

Boston, MA, September 12, 2017 – Public Consulting Group (PCG) supports the communities in which it works. The Company announced today that 506 of its employees, more than a quarter of its worldwide staff, donated $100,548 to support victims of Hurricane Harvey in Texas. Boston, MA, September 12, 20...

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Making a positive impact

At PCG, we take Kidonomics seriously. All the research shows that making strategic investments in early childhood can pay big dividends in school, in the workplace, and throughout life. We were thrilled to talk about it at the Institute for Emerging Issues Focus Forum in February and SXSWedu in Marc...

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PCG sponsors LAUSD Focus Awards

For the past two years, Dr. Brenda Manuel of the Los Angeles Unified School District has joined PCG at a special session on community engagement during the iconic SXSWedu conference in Austin, TX. As she did last year, Dr. Manuel spoke about the Village Movement Mentoring Program where students are ...

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White House releases report on opioid crisis

On November 1, 2017, the White House released a report drafted by the President’s Commission on Combatting Drug Addiction and the Opioid Crisis. The report offers 56 recommendations for action by Congress, federal agencies, state governments, health care provider organizations, and health care payer...

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CBO releases report on bipartisan ACA stabilization plan

On October 25, 2017, the Congressional Budget Office (CBO) released a report on the Bipartisan Health Care Stabilization Act of 2017, which is now under consideration within the Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions. On October 25, 2017, the Congressional Budget Office (CBO) rel...

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Foster care payments now required for approved temporary kinship placements in KY, MI, OH, and TN

On October 10, 2017, the Supreme Court denied a petition to hear a child welfare case about kinship placements decided in January 2017 in the Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals. The Circuit Court ruled on January 27, 2017, that kinship foster families are entitled to the same foster care maintenance pay...

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Recent Federal health policy developments

There were several significant health policy developments at the Federal level this month, including a Presidential Executive Order, the announcement that the administration will no longer fund Cost Sharing Reductions (CSRs) and the release of the bipartisan effort to stabilize health insurance mark...

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