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Connecticut’s Child Welfare System Conscious It Will Need to Keep Pivoting

March 31, 2020 •

How do you check on a child who lives in a home flagged as abusive during a global pandemic? How do you coordinate visits between children living in foster care and their parents when that visit could spread a disease? How do you continue in-home psychiatric care for a child with a diagnosed mental ...

Authors: Clarissa Sosin •  Source: Youth Today • View

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Stimulus check poses a host of complications for CT’s working poor

March 31, 2020 •

While thousands of Connecticut household can expect to receive a big federal stimulus check in just a few weeks, some of its poorest will wait longer, get short-changed — or get nothing at all. Advocates for the poor say the public and private sectors here must be ready to catch those who might f...

Authors: Keith M. Phaneuf •  Source: Connecticut Mirror • View

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Can daycares stay open during the COVID-19 crisis? Connecticut says yes.

March 27, 2020 • Education, Emerging Issues

As COVID-19 spread like brushfire through New Haven, Tennille Smalls was faced with a weighty decision: whether or not to keep her daycare open. After all, infants and toddlers touch everything and constantly put toys in their mouths. Most of them don’t yet understand how to sneeze or cough into a...

Authors: Jacqueline Rabe Thomas •  Source: Connecticut Mirror • View

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