Child Welfare

Suicide is the second leading cause of death for adolescents in the U.S. (Shutterstock)

Why California teens need mental illness education

SB 224 calls for in-school mental health instruction as depression and suicide rates rise

  • Sep 15, 2021

 

Sex-scandal subject Anthony Weiner (pictured in the documentary "Weiner") is being investigated by child welfare workers.

Scoop: Weiner under investigation by child welfare workers

In the wake of Anthony Weiner’s highly publicized sexting, authorities are looking…

 

Ideas such as mandatory accreditations of child welfare agencies, integrated mental health services and permanency as an absolute standard for every child have been put forward with new promises of excellence and efficiency. (Courtesy photo)

Transforming the child welfare system in California

Providing for the safety and protection of children is perhaps the most…

 

mike koozmin/2013 s.f. examiner file photoThe Police Department will not accept applications from anyone who has been convicted of domestic violence

New rules bar domestic violence offenders from SF police ranks

The Police Department has made it clear, under new policies, that anyone…

mike koozmin/2013 s.f. examiner file photoThe Police Department will not accept applications from anyone who has been convicted of domestic violence