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US: Child Welfare Ideas from the Experts #10: Youth-Friendly State Ombudsman Offices
Chronicle of Social Change – August 02, 2017
Limkin would require the establishment of a state-level, “youth-friendly” Children’s Ombudsman Office as a condition of a state’s eligibility for federal foster care and adoption funding under Title IV-E. These offices should have independent oversight of child welfare services, and an online complaint form that is easy to fill out.