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Announcing Our FY23 EPIC Awards Winner for Entrepreneurial Spirit!

PCG’s quarterly employee recognition program, aptly-named the EPIC Awards, is designed to help bring the firm’s four core tenets—Entrepreneurial Spirit, Passion, Impact, and Community—to life in a tangible way.

14. September 2022
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    Transforming Child Welfare Services and Supports through the American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA)

    The American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) was signed into law on March 11, 2021. Properly utilized and implemented, these funds have the potential to substantially support and transform child welfare services to children and families, assist with the implementation of the Family First Prevention Services Act (FFPSA), and stabilize your critical child welfare workforce.

    • 26. April 2022
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    New Tools to Help Define Your CWCA Relationships with CCWIS

    In September 2021, the Children’s Bureau (CB) of the Administration for Children and Families (ACF) released the Comprehensive Child Welfare Information System (CCWIS) Technical Bulletins (TBs) #7 (CCWIS Technical Assistance, Self-Assessment Tools, and Monitoring Reviews) and #8 (CCWIS Data Exchange Standards), providing important tools to help title IV-E agencies think about the evolving landscape of the CCWIS journey.

    • 11. April 2022
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    Motivational Interviewing: A Guide to Family First Implementation

    The Family First Prevention Services Act (Family First) authorized new federal Title IV-E funding for evidence-based programs (EBPs) that have been rated and approved by the Title IV-E Prevention Services Clearinghouse.

    • 9. March 2022
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    PCG’s Manager Heather Baker Joined Experts in Podcast Series Addressing Family First Law

    Public Consulting Group (PCG) is pleased to announce that Manager Heather Baker, Human Services, recently joined experts from the National Human Trafficking Child Welfare Collaborative, Sarah Ladd and Bethany Gilot, during the second episode of a three-part series for the podcast Emancipation Nation hosted by Celia Williamson, PhD. During this episode, “Protecting Trafficked and At-Risk Youth: States Figure Out How to Implement the New Law,” the speakers discussed states’ translation of federal laws related to human trafficking.

    • 11. May 2021