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| by Mary Hudetz | AP News
In collaboration with the Criminal Justice Project, reporter Mary Hudetz exposes the lack of medical care for those incarcerated in federally funded jails located on Native American reservations. The article quotes Lynette Bonar, chief executive of a hospital that regularly treats inmates from a…
Two films recognized by the 2017 Media for a Just Society Awards will have their national TV premieres in April as part of the America ReFramed series on WORLD Channel. MILWAUKEE 53206, which received the Media…
| by Elizabeth Hinton | The New York Times
Turning prisons into institutions of higher learning may sound like a radical proposition, but the idea has been around in some form for nearly a century. In this op-ed, the author looks at this history and…


March 27, 2018 | Chris Scharenbroch
Chris Scharenbroch
My wife and I are raising three young boys. They are already fantastic negotiators and have an arsenal of tactics to use when interested in staying out longer, getting us to spend money, or asking for treats. Their current go-to argument is, “This isn’t fair.” They claim that our parenting tolerance…
February 27, 2018 | Colleen Kerwin, NCCD
Colleen Kerwin
We think of risk as the likelihood of a particular event taking place. Insurance companies are concerned about your risk of experiencing a car accident; doctors want to know your risk of developing heart disease. At NCCD, we are interested in the risk of individuals reentering the child protection,…
January 30, 2018 | Karen Meulendyke
Karen Meulendyke
The District of Columbia Department of Human Services has been committed to protecting older and vulnerable adults since establishing its Adult Protective Services (APS) in 1985. However, in 2017, the agency stepped up its commitment by moving to the Structured Decision Making® (SDM) system of resea…


- | - EDT | Arlington, Virginia

NCCD CEO Kathy Park will lead a session at the American Public Human Services Association (APHSA) National Health and Human Services 2018 Summit along with two leaders from IBM Watson

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The Child Welfare League of America 2018 National Conference will bring together public and private providers from child welfare and other fields, along with corporations, advocates, educators, youth, and family members for four days of workshops