➡ From Child Welfare Information Gateway NJ:
US: Richard Wexler: Family First Act Institutionalizes Institutions, Sets Up Prevention to Fail (Opinion)
The Chronicle of Social Change – June 30, 2016
In some respects, discussed below, the bill is an improvement over previous versions, and I’m sure those who worked so hard to craft this legislation meant well. But mostly, the Family First Act proposes to solve the problems of child welfare by throwing paperwork at them.