Member Newsletters 

Daily Update  November 19, 2018 - Congratulations to Mary Frances Williams
Daily Update  November 15, 2018 - Children's Rights to open Southeast office in Atlanta
Member Update  November 14, 2018 - Together Georgia welcomes new member, Advocates for Children
Daily Update  November 13, 2018 - Last Chance to apply for 2019 The Executive Leadership Program for Nonprofit Organizations (ELPNO) 
Daily Update  November 12, 2018 - Who is Robyn Crittenden, Georgia's new secretary of state?

Member Update  November 10, 2018 - Shelly Hutchinson, Democratic member-elect for the Georgia House of Representatives 

Weekly Update November 9, 2018 - Implementation of Family First Prevention Services Act

Daily Update  November 8, 2018 - Deal appoints Crittenden as secretary of state
Daily Update  November 8, 2018 - Foster Care capacity data collected by The Chronicle of Social Change
Daily Update  November 6, 2018 - Georgia organizations spotlighted by state initiative
Member Update  November 5, 2018 -The Methodist Home and Never Too Late are featured in a recent article

Weekly Update November 2, 2018 - Mental illness affects thousands of kids and teens. But one group is hit especially hard

Daily Update  November 1, 2018 - Unaccompanied Alien Children (UAC) placements
Daily Update  October 30, 32018 - Government is not the best first responder to family crisis. Family is.
Daily Update  October 30, 2018 - A National Count of Foster Homes and Families

Weekly Update October 26, 2018 - Leaders, Movers, and Shakers

Member Update  October 24, 2018 - Together Georgia welcomes new member, Rainbow Children's Home
Daily Update  October 24, 2018 - DFCS Director to discuss kinship caregiving
Daily Update  October 22, 2018 - Georgia intends to implement the FFPSA fully by September 29, 2020
Daily Update  October 17, 2018 - Charitable Giving Trends and Risk Management Tips for Nonprofits...

Weekly Update October 5, 2018 - DFCS response to questions about Family First Prevention Services Act

Daily Update  October 9, 2018 - RESCHEDULED Practice Matters 
Daily Update October 8, 2018 - Charitable giving is down: Here's what you can do about it

Weekly Update October 5, 2018 - Application Deadline for Organizations Seeking Accreditation by October 2019 Under FFPSA

Daily Update  October 1, 2018 - FFPSA Message from Jerry Milner, Acting Commissioner Administration on Children, Youth, and Families

Weekly Update September 28, 2018 - Membership in Action

Daily Update  September 27, 2018 -Less than one week to weigh in on National Foster Home Licensing Standards 

Weekly Update September 21, 2018 - FFA Implementation Recommendations Underway

Daily Update  September 21, 2018 - Tom Rawlings DFCS Interim Director editorial
Member Update  September 18, 2018 - Condolence to Kilgore family

Weekly Update September 14, 2018 - National Preparedness Month

Daily Update  September 14, 2018 - Lynn Johnson Confirmed As Top Trump Child Welfare Official
Daily Update  September 13, 2018 - UGA First Look
Daily Update  September 10, 2018 - COA Announcing Application Fee Refund for Organizations Mandated by the Family First Prevention Services Act

Weekly Update September 7, 2018 - Misperceptions of Human Services

Member Update  September 7, 2018 - Necco welcomes new ED, Frank Mizell
Daily Update  September 6, 2018 - Foster Care Number Spikes
Daily Update  September 5, 2018 - New Georgia Adoption Law in effect 8/31/18
Daily Update  September 3, 2018 - Terry Tucker resigns as CEO of Families First

Weekly Update August  31, 2018 - Free clothing for children in foster care

Daily Update  August 30, 2018 - Foster Parents Often Struggle To Find Doctors To Treat The Kids In Their Care
Daily Update  August 29, 2018 - MHA Georgia launches Mental Health Academy
Daily Update  August 28, 2018 - Medicaid spending growth drives proposed budget hikes

Weekly Update August  24, 2018 - DHS names Medical Director to oversee services for foster children in DFCS care

Member Update  August 24, 2018 - Murphy Harpst Children's Center offers free trauma training
Corporate Partner Update August 23, 2018 from UST - 2018 Competitive Hiring and Retention Strategies
Daily Update  August 21, 2018 Quality improvement for children in Medicaid and CHIP

Weekly Update August 17, 2018 Productive week of meetings

Daily Update  August 14, 2018 - DFCS leaders seem to be disposable commodities

Weekly Update August 10, 2018 - For the Record ...

Daily Update  August 6, 2018 - Georgia CASA virtual workshops

Weekly Update August 3, 2018 - Recognition of hard work and contributions

Daily Update  August 3, 2018 - No order to freeze budgets this year
Daily Update  August 2, 2018 -  Message from Interim  Director Tom Rawlings
Provider Update  August 2, 2018 - Free Clothing and Supplies for Foster Children
Daily Update August 2, 2018 - Georgia DFCS Descriptive Data by County FY16
Daily Update August 1, 2018 - Reduction in maltreatment in children ages 0-5
Daily Update July 31, 2018 - Child Welfare Outcomes Report
Daily Update July 30, 2018 - Jeff Lukich, DFCS Division Chief of Staff announces retirement effective 9/1/18

Weekend Update July 28, 2018 Deal Appoints Tom Rawlings interim DFCS Director

Weekly Update July  27, 2018 - Family First Prevention Services Act hearing 7/24

Daily Update July 26, 2018 - Making the James Magazine's list
Daily Update July 23, 2018 - Hearing on the Family First Prevention Services Act 7/24/18 open to written comment

Weekly Update July  20, 2018 -TG to work with consultant in preparation for the Family First Act

Daily Update July 18, 2018 - Working with Kinship Caregivers
Daily Update July 17, 2018 - HHS Releases First Guidance on Family First Act
Daily Update July 17, 2018 - Regional Partnership Grants
Daily Update July 16, 2018 - HHS is accepting nominations for the new Evidence-Based Programs clearinghouse

Weekly Update July 13, 2018 - Implementing Evidence-Based and Informed Practices 

Daily Update July 11, 2018 - Distressed Communities Index
Daily Update July 10, 2018 - State foster care system faces void
Daily Update July 9, 2018 - New reports highlight different approaches to child welfare financing

Weekly Update July 7, 2018 - Virginia Pryor accepts new position in Los Angeles

Daily Update July 5, 2018 - GBPI releases Georgia Budget Primer
Daily Update July 3, 2018 - US Senate and House Appropriations update
Daily Update July 2, 1028 - Grandparents Raising Grandchildren Act

Weekly Update June  29, 2018-  KIDS COUNT tracks child well-being indicators

Daily Update June 29, 2018 - Discussion continues around the role of CBOs
Daily Update June 28, 2018 - Tier 1 and 2 Information Sessions July 2018 (DBHDD)
Daily Update June 27, 2018  - Georgia's 2018 national KIDS COUNT ranking released today
Daily Update June 27, 2018 - Interagency Directors Team - ADHD Survey Invitation
Daily Update June 26, 2018 - Opportunity for public comment on EBP
Daily Update June 25, 2018 - Communities of Hope

Weekly Update June  23, 2018 - Funding Evidence-Based Programs in Child Welfare Systems: Implications of the Family First Prevention Services Act

Daily Update June 22. 2018 - Ballinger named to national child welfare initiative
Daily Update June 21, 2018- Trump Signs Executive Order to Address Family Separation at the Border
Daily Update June 20, 2018 - CWLA Children's Monitor 6/17
Member Update June 19, 2018 - WinShape Homes Announces Tyra Walker's Retirement
Daily Update June 18, 2018 - Webinar: Fostering Relationships Through Visitation 6/21
Daily Update June 18, 2018 - Opioid treatment plans must include a trauma-informed approach

Weekly Update June 15, 2018 - Together Georgia and GATS hosted FFA orientation

Daily Update June 14, 2018 Welfare Reform Legislation
Daily Update June 12, 2018 - Resources for foster parents
Daily Update June 11, 2018 - Practical Matters Reality Fair 7/20/18

Weekly Update June 8, 2018   

Daily Update June 8, 2018 - Unaccompanied Alien Children
Daily Update June 7, 2018 -Young Child Risk Calculator
Member Update June 6, 2018 - Alison Evans interviewed by GPB in Macon
Daily Update June 5, 2018 - Kansas DCF to end current lead agency contracts
Member Update June 4, 2018 - Community Connection's foster parent receives Foster Caregiver Award

Weekly Update June 1, 2018 - WBUR program on Family First Prevention Services Act

Daily Update June 1, 2018 - GAO included Georgia in report on private provider recruitment and retention of foster parents
Daily Update May 31, 2018 - FY19 Contract Deliverables Meeting on 6/5/18
Daily Update May 31, 2018 - Georgia still ranks among states where childhood is most threatened
Daily Update May 29, 2018  - Predictive Analytics in Child Welfare

Weekly Update May 25, 2018

Daily Update May 24, 2018 - Foster children leaving care
Daily Update May 24, 2018 - Feedback needed from RBWO providers by June 1
Daily Update May 23, 2018 - U.S. spends less on children than some developed nations
Daily Update May 22, 2018 -  Kinship Navigator Funds Released
Daily Update May 21, 2018 - Supporting Kinship Caregivers Podcast Series

Weekly Update May 18, 2018

Daily Update May 17, 2018 - LA Hires lobbyist to fend off FFPSA
Daily Update May 15, 2018 - Proposed cut to Children's Health Insurance Program
Daily Update May 15, 2018 - CWLA Children's Monitor 5/14/18

Weekly Update May 11, 2018

Daily Update May 9, 2018 - Children's Behavioral Health Forum 5/15
Daily Update May 8, 2018 - A decade of transformation, DBHDD
Daily Update May 7, 2018 - Film makes its debut during Mental Health Month
Daily Update May 7, 2018  - FFSPA Candidate for Care definition

Weekly Update May 4, 2018

Daily Update May 4, 2018 - Deal signs the FY19 budget
Daily Update May 3, 2018 - Joint Comprehensive Audit 

Weekly Update April 27, 2018

Member Update April 26, 2018 - Welcome Back
Daily Update April 16, 2018 - Debut of Georgia Nonprofit NEWS

Weekly Update April 13, 2018

Daily Update April 12, 2018 - Congratulations, Opportunities, and Updates

Weekly Update April 6, 2018 - Looking Forward to the 2018 - Executive Retreat 4/24 & 4/25

Daily Update April 4, 2018 - LifeSet Network changes lives of former foster youth
Daily Update April 3, 2018 - Tippins resigns as Senate Education Committee chairman

Weekly Update March 30,2018 - The Power of Youth

Daily Update March 30, 2018 - Embark Georgia Leadership Conference 5/16-5/17 2018
Daily Update March 29, 2018 - save the date - Celebration of Excellence 5/31-6/2
Daily Update March 28, 2018 - Governor Deal Appoints Division of Family and Children Services Director
Daily Update March 27, 2018 - Deal announces additional funding for education, transit in FY19 budget
Daily Update March 26, 2018 - Public services for Zell Miller announced; former governor to lie in state in Georgia Capitol

Weekly Update March 23, 2018 - Another Day, Another Deadline

Member Update March 23, 2018 - Woman's legacy endures at Murphy-Harpsts Children's Centers
Daily Update March 22, 2018 - Event for families impacted by incarceration 4/13/18
Daily Update March 20, 2018 - Youth Work to Rejoin  Local Communities

Weekly Update March 16, 2018 - How Will FFPSA Affect  Child Welfare Providers?

Member Update March 14, 2018 - Message from Christian City Children's Village COO
Daily Update March 12, 2018 - Grant Announcement: Transitional Living Program and Maternity Group Homes

Weekly Update March 9, 2018

Daily Update March 8, 2018 -  Accreditation for residential programs
Daily Update March 7, 2018 -  FY19 Budget & Proposed Rate Increase
Daily Update March 6, 2018 - Deal signs adoption reforms into law

Weekly Update March 2, 2018

Daily Update March 1, 2018 -  Children's Bureau Express: March 2018
Daily Update February 28, 2018 - Reforming foster care systems at the state level
Daily Update February 27, 2018 - Providing Adoption Support and Preservation Services
Daily Update February 26, 2018 - Lawsuit: hundreds of foster kids harmed by being bounced from home to home

Weekly Update February 23, 2018

Daily Update February 23, 2018 - Preparation for Child Abuse Prevention Month April 2018
Daily Update February  22, 2018 - ILP workshop request
Daily Update February 21, 2018 - Legislation introduced for rural prosperity center
Daily Update February 20, 2018  - Rural Child Welfare Practice

Weekly Update February 16, 2018

Daily Update February 15, 2018 - 2019 budget overviews: Georgia boosts funds for human services and behavioral health
Daily Update February 14, 2018 - 2018 Legislative Reception 2/21/18
Provider Update February 13, 2018 Prom-A-Palooza February 18th, 2018
Daily Update February 12, 2018 - Florida to privatize Children's Medical Services Managed Care Plan 

Weekly Update February 9, 2018

Daily Update February 7, 2018 - Breaking: FFPSA in House/Senate CR
Daily Update February 7, 2018 - Mandatory RBWO cost report training
Daily Update February 6, 2018  - Major Development for Family First Prevention Services Act
Daily Update February 6, 2018 - CWLA Children's Monitor 2/5/18
Daily Update February 5, 2018 - Georgia legislature passes bill making it easier to adopt

Weekly Update February 2, 2018

Daily Update February 2, 2018 - Debate continues on adoption bills
Daily Update February 1, 2018 - Ga. House budget writers back $306 midyear plan
Daily Update January 29, 2018 - Together Georgia Day 1/30/18

Weekly Update January 26, 2018

Daily Update January 24, 2018 -  Individual Development Accounts for Youth
Daily Update January 23, 2018  - Child and Adolescent Behavioral Health Workforce Report
Daily Update Jan 22, 2018 - Legislative Monday

Weekly Update January 19, 2018

Member Update January 19, 2018 - 100-Year-Old Hephzibah Ministries Announces Bold Redesign
Daily Update January 18, 2018 - Annual Prom-A-Palooza February 18th, 2018
Daily Update January 17, 2018 - An adoption bill that Deal will chew over

Weekly Update January 12, 2018 - FY 2019 Governor's Budget Report

Daily Update January 10, 2018 - The Office of the Child Advocate monthly newsletter
Daily Update January 8, 2018 - Georgia legislative session begins January 8 at 10 a.m.
Daily Update January 9, 2018 - Too Much Data? Illinois Abandons System Meant to Predict Child Abuse

Weekly Update January 5, 2018

Member Update January 5, 2018 - Hephzibah announces CEO retirement
Daily Update January 5, 2018 - rEvolutionary Change Leadership 
Daily Update January 4, 2017 - Year End Children's Monitor
Daily Update January 3, 2018 - Utah's Orrin Hatch set to retire; Romney run for spot possible
Daily Update January 2, 2018 - Bill fund CHIP, other programs--for now

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